OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Galium uniflorum   FAMILY Rubiaceae   Go to FSUS key



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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

One-flowered Bedstraw

 

COMMON NAME:
One-flowered Bedstraw


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image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2736

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2736b

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Corolla white, usually only one flower per inflorescence, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2737

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Leaves firm, linear, 15-25mm x 2-4mm (5-10X long as wide), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2742

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm090717_067

July    Georgetown County    SC

Hobcaw Barony

Fruit fleshy, black, smooth, glabrate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).


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image of Galium uniflorum, One-flowered Bedstraw

JK Marlow    jkm090717_097

July    Georgetown County    SC

Hobcaw Barony

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
One-flowered Bedstraw

 

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2242

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Moist slope forests and alluvial forests, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

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

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
3-5 lobed rotate corolla
3-5 stamens
Bisexual

Usually only 1 flower per inflorescence

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue-black

 

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