Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2479

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in bogs, streambanks, wet meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-6

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium asprellum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-10-014:
Galium asprellum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Bedstraw