Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Galium uniflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium uniflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-002:
Galium uniflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Oneflower Bedstraw


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Look for it in moist slope forests and alluvial forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen (more or less)
Simple
Whorls of 4
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
3-5 lobed rotate corolla
3-5 stamens
Usually only 1 flower per inflorescence

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue-black

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Galium uniflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

Oneflower Bedstraw