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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_galium_boreale2
June Stearns County MN
An erect smooth plant with linear-lanceolate leaves and bright white flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Native north of the Carolinas
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Whorls of 4
Sepals usually obsolete
4-5 lobed rotate corolla
Inflorescence a panicle
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