OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Galium obtusum var. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium obtusum ssp. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Galium obtusum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-011a:
Galium obtusum var. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Bluntleaf Bedstraw


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Galium obtusum var. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium obtusum ssp. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Galium obtusum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-011a:
Galium obtusum var. obtusum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

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

 

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3361

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Mountains, rare in GA - except common in GA Mtns)

Look for it in marshes, swamps, 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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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4 (rarely 5-6)
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
4-lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Spring
Black

 

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