Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Galium virgatum Nuttall. Ozark Bedstraw. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Glades, ledgetops, rocky prairies, open blackland prairies (GA), waif around wool-combing mill (SC), other disturbed areas. Dist: Native from TN, c. GA (Houston County), and AL west to KS, OK, and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, Tn, Tx; > Galium virgatum var. leiocarpum – GrPl, S, Tx; > Galium virgatum var. virgatum – GrPl, S, Tx

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source
image of plant© Aidan Campos source