OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium verum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-009:
Galium verum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Bedstraw, Our Lady's Bedstraw


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image of Galium verum, Yellow Bedstraw, Our Lady's Bedstraw

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gave_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium verum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-009:
Galium verum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

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3358

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in meadows, pastures, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 8-12
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Golden yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
4-5 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black

 

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