A genus of low perennial or biennial flowers the leaves of which are beset with gland tipped bristles See Sundew
- the nature genus of Droseraceae including numerous low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
- A genus of low perennial or biennial flowers, the leaves of which are beset with gland-tipped bristles. See Sundew.
Some such species are Blechnum boreale, Aira flexuosa, Calluna vulgaris, Vaccinium, Myrlillus, Rubus, Chamaemorus, Empetrum nigrum, Drosera spp. Some, at least, of these species possess mycorhiza in their roots, and are perhaps unable to live in soils where such organisms are absent.