Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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RUBIACEAE

Galium latifolium Michaux. Purple Bedstraw, Wideleaf Bedstraw. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Moist hardwood forests. Dist: C. PA and KY south to n. GA and n. AL, a Southern and Central Appalachian endemic.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W; > Galium latifolium var. hispidum – F, G; > Galium latifolium var. latifolium – F, G

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