Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Galium pilosum Aiton. Hairy Bedstraw. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Forests, woodland borders, longleaf pine sandhills, prairies, coastal prairies, clearings. Dist: S. NH west to MI, n. IL, MO, and KS, south to c. peninsular FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV; = Galium pilosum var. pilosum – Tx; < Galium pilosum – Fl5, WH3; >? Galium pilosum ssp. pilosum – NY; > Galium pilosum var. pilosum – C, F, G, K1, NE; > Galium pilosum var. puncticulosum – C, F, G, K1, NE

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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