Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4355

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic forests, maritime forests, swamp edges, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4
Margins entire

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown/Black?

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Galium orizabense ssp. laevicaule   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium orizabense ssp. laevicaule   FAMILY Rubiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 173-10-005?:
Galium pilosum   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Galium pilosum var. laevicaule

 

COMMON NAME:
Bald Bedstraw, Smoothstem Bedstraw


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