Emmanuel Boitier - Sundew

 

A tiny common sundew in a bog from central France. This plant is a carnivorous one. It attracts insects with its bright red colour and its glistening drops of mucilage that cover the leaves. It is a common view to see remains of insects on the leaves (like here, on the other side of the leave): they have been dissolved by enzymes.


Location: Auvergne, France

Tags: carnivorous plant, drosera rotundifolia, Emmanuel Boitier, plant, red, reflection, sundew



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