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PhotoFriday 10: Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)

Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)   Did you know…… Sundew grows on poor soil and for nutrition she’s depended on other sources, being…insects. Therefore she uses two different kind of glands. One gland secretes a deliciously smelling mucilage, to lure them poor insects. As soon as the insect has landed, the sundew shows her less charming […]

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23. Don’t Bite The Plant that Eats you… 1

Nature works in mysterious ways. Not so long ago, I assumed there were just two options: 1. Eaten or 2. Being eaten Predator or prey…that’s the question. Recently I found out that it can be mutual as well. You eat, while being eaten: fair cross. All right, I might exaggerate a bit, but this roughly […]