*Galium pedemontanum (Bellardi) Allioni. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Lawns, grassy roadsides, pastures. Dist: Native of s. Europe. In GA Mountains and Piedmont (T. Govus, pers. comm. 2005). Reported for DE and MD by Longbottom, Naczi, & Knapp (2016).
Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa
Taxonomy Comments: The Piedmont referred to in the name is the ‘original’ Piedmont of southern Europe.
Synonymy: = C, F, Il, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV; = Cruciata pedemontana (Bellardi) Ehrend. – Ar, K1, K3, K4, Puff (1976), Puff (1977)