Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3360

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it on limestone and dolostone bluffs, outcrops, and rocky woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Galium boreale   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium boreale   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Bedstraw