Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Forest Bedstraw at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
PLANTS National Database
Galium circaezans var. hypomalacum
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Forest Bedstraw, Licorice Bedstraw
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JK Marlow jkm060506_129
May Anderson County SC
Leaves oval or elliptic, broadest at the middle & blunt at the apex, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmgcircaezans_ocst1
Leaves up to 1.25" long and half as wide, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Gill Newberry gn06_g_circaezans_fruits
Leaves ovate to elliptic, acute, sparsely hispidulous [w stiff minute hairs], per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm120617_955
June Spartanburg County SC
Fruit bristly, dry not fleshy, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmgcircaezans_maybeocst
Greenish flowers sessile, widely spaced on forked branches in upper axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.