Drosera binata

Common name: 

Forked Sundew

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPSTWZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Common throughout the Prom in damp situations such as stream edges and roadside ditches, also found in drier Banksia woodland1

Flower description:



Perennial herb with inflorescence to 50 cm high2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by the leaf blade being divided into multiple, linear lobes1

Image of Drosera binata
Image of Drosera binata
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria