Galium aparine L.
Catchweed Bedstraw, Cleavers, Stickywilly
Rubiaceae (Madder Family)USDA Symbol: GAAP2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (I?), GL (I?)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: E side of creek, just S of New Iron Bridge on Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms,San Antonio.
Habitat: Half-shaded, damp, alluvial soil. Thick mass, large colony. Ubiquitous.
Description: Rambling, decumbent, vicariously branched annual from a slender taproot. Stem 4-angled, striate, retorsely hispid on angles and margins/lower midribs of leaves, to .5 m long. Leaves 6-8, in whorls at internodes, linear-oblance-olate, to 7 cm long, bristle tipped. Corolla small, white, on 1-3 flowered peduncles. Fruit not present.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 8, 1993
Specimen number: 492
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0734
Accession Date: Apr 26, 1994
Accession Number: 53 Annotations: (in flower) SCXRB