Roundleaf Sundew / Stiletto Fly

Roundleaf Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia). This small insect-eating plant is found hidden among larger species in wet meadows. This Sundew has caught a Stiletto Fly (Thereva sp.). Sweetwater Marsh. Butterfly Valley Botanical Area. Plumas National Forest. Near Quincy, Plumas Co., Calif.

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  • Ferran Pestaña PRO 7y

    Amazing capture.
  • forestbloom PRO 7y

    Great shot...fascinatingly gory.
  • TVN PRO 7y

    Wonderful set! I look forward to visiting this area soon!
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Taken on June 22, 2008
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  • 180.0 mm
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