Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2031

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in forests, woodland borders, clearings, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish-white/ Brownish-maroon
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
4-5 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Spring/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 pilosum +   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium pilosum +   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-10-005:
Galium pilosum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Bedstraw