Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2000

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

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

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full sun partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 6

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
4-5 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Summer
Brown/Black

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium triflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-10-007:
Galium triflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet-scented Bedstraw, Fragrant Bedstraw