Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


588

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Galium circaezans var. circaezans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium circaezans var. circaezans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-10-004:
Galium circaezans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Forest Bedstraw, Wild-licorice