Wildflower Identification
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Galium aparine
Galium aparine
common cleavers Madder Family
Galium aparine Rubiaceae
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English common names
  •common cleavers
Spanish common names
  •amor de hortelano
accepted scientific name
  •Galium aparine L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Galium aparine (421)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .04 to .08 inches
Leaf: Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of July thru end of January

How Likely at this Location (72%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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