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Galium aparine

Galium aparine L.

Stickywilly, Catchweed Bedstraw, Cleavers

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

USDA Symbol: GAAP2



Galium aparine (Stickywilly) #28458

Image Information

Photographer: Cywinski, Rachel
City: San Antonio
County: Bexar
State: TX
Location Notes: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: Mision San Juan de Capistrano: Mission San Juan Yanaguana (River) trail also commonly known as the San Juan woodlands trail,
Filename: RC1_IMG0006.JPG
Slide Index: Galium aparine SAMNHP SJW sunshade 2010Feb20
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: This plant blankets natural areas in early spring, particularly when the ground has been moist. Although a traditional concern to ranchers in south Texas (and thus the nickname "chokeweed"), Galium aparine is an intriguing short-lived natural groundcover with tiny white flowers and a unique texture.
Date Taken: 2010/02/20
NPIN Image Id: 28458

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