OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Galium lanceolatum   FAMILY Rubiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium lanceolatum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-003:
Galium lanceolatum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lanceleaf Wild Licorice


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image of Galium lanceolatum, Lanceleaf Wild Licorice

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gala3_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium lanceolatum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-003:
Galium lanceolatum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3364

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Habitat: Mesic to dry hardwood forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellowish, becoming maroon
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
4-5 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Summer
Black, dry & bristly

 

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