Drosera DistributionI made this map some time ago. It shows (fairly poorly) the distribution of Drosera species in Australia. I think green was under 5 species, yellow 6-10 and orange 11 or more. 2 comments
Asgards Swamp Spatulata FormationAsgard swamp in the Blue Mtns near Mt Victoria - is home to a large variety of cps - The Peltata are particularly stunning with there red and yellow leaves - but this shot of a spatulata grouping was particular interesting to a newbie when i first visited Asgard ( in the pouring rain with family in tow)
Rodriguez pass peltata -red formThe Red peltata Of Rodriguez Pass in the high blue mtns grow in White quartzite sand in there hundreds - This quartz makes the plants incredibly red - this is a pic of a rosette of one of the plants
Reillys Mtn PeltataReillys Mtn On the Southern side of the Nepean river is a great spot to see most of the common species .The peltata are a beautiful green colour with either pink or white flowers .They have an oval basal roseette leaves - foliosa ish I also hava sneaking suspicion Glandulegera may also be present in this reserve .
Drosera pygmaea of the blue mtnsA drosera pygmaea from near katoomba in the blue mtns - with ample gemmae around.
These drosera are common in the mtns in some areas near seeps and localised swamps.2 comments
Kedumba Walls SpatulataKedumba Walls in the blue mtns National park has a number of seeps . near one such seep we found these incredibly deep maroon spatulata.
Burmannii Near penrith NSWHi Discovered two spots with burmannii near penrith NSW - Incredibly red form -
Peltata near Inga Waterfalls Blue mtnsFound these beautiful peltata on a sandy ridge near bedford creek fire trail
Drosera zigzagiaThese are the two clones I grow. They grow less than 10km apart but as you can see the flowers are quite different.
D. graniticolaIn its natural habitat on a granite outcrop near Hyden in WA. This photo was taken late in the day.
D. lowrieiAnother species from the shallow granite soils of the southern wheatbelt region of WA