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Rough Bedstraw (Galium asprellum)
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Family: Rubiaceae (Bedstraw)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.15 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Panhandle Trail
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Bedstraw has leaves mostly in whorls of six, cleavers in whorls of eight.
- Marsh Bedstraw
Marsh bedstraw has more diffuse flower clusters, and grows only in wet places.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.