Galium obtusum

Galium = Greek for "milk" (referring to some species used to curdle milk)

Synonym:
Family:Rubiaceae
Common Name:Wild Madder
Authority: Bigelow
Etymology:
C Value:5
Wetness:FACW+
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
19
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Growth Habit:Forb
Leaf Arrangement:Whorled
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Margin:Entire
Leaf Toothing:Entire
Flower Color:White
Habitat:Floodplain, wet woods, soggy thickets, and swamps
Status (State):
Status (Federal):
ID Tips:Fruits not hairy, loosely ascending plants, smooth leaves
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