Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


591

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in swamps, marshes, & ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

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

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Sepals usually obsolete
3-4 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
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 tinctorium +   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galium tinctorium   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-10-012:
Galium tinctorium   FAMILY Rubiaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Galium claytonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Bedstraw, Dye Bedstraw