Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Galium obtusum Bigelow var. filifolium (Wiegand) Fernald. Carolina Bedstraw. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Marshes, swamps, creekbanks, alluvial forests. Dist: S. NJ south to c. GA, primarily on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, RAB, W; = Galium filifolium – S; = Galium obtusum ssp. filifolium – Fl5, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Puff (1976), Puff (1977); < Galium obtusum – GW2, Va

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source
image of plant© Alan Weakley source