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Annual, perennial herb, [ subshrub], carnivorous; roots weak.
Leaf: generally basal rosette, often coiled in bud; blade with insect-catching hairs adaxially, hairs gland-tipped and sticky, [sensitive bristles].
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme-like, [ flowers solitary]; flowers  few, on long peduncle.
Flower: bisexual, radial; calyx lobes generally 5; petals generally 5, free or ± fused; stamens (4)5 [(10)20]; pistil 1, ovary superior, chamber 1, placentas generally 3(5), parietal, style generally 3(5), each generally 2-lobed.
Fruit: capsule, loculicidal; valves generally 3(5).
Seed: generally many, spindle-shaped.
3 genera (2 with 1 sp. each), 170+ species: temperate, tropics, especially Australia, South America, s Africa; especially in bogs, swamps; some cultivated as novelties (Dionaea, Venus' fly-trap, of se US). —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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