Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1374

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in lawns, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4-6

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Lavender/Pinkish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed funnelform corolla

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sherardia arvensis   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-09-001:
Sherardia arvensis   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Madder, Blue Field Madder