Red Ink Sundew

Red Ink Sundew 1

We were in John Forrest National Park, in the Perth Hills, last week and noticed these striking Red Ink Sundew (Drosera erythrorhiza) plants growing near the National Falls. They are carnivorous plants that trap and digest unwary insects. The plant above appears to be eating an ant, and the one below has a flower forming.

Red Ink Sundew 2

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