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: NW corner of intersection of Austin Hwy & Ira Lee Rd, at Salado Creek, San Antonio.
Habitat: NW facing, well drained, caliche slope. Nearly full sun. Many, in several colonies.
Description: Reclining annual; slender taproot. Stem & leaf margins/lower midribs retorsely hispid. Leaves in whorls of 6-8, linear-oblanceolate, 2-7 cm long, bristle tipped. Peduncles axillary, 1-3 flowered (not present). Fruit a bristly, globular twin.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 12, 1994
Specimen number: 542
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0825
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61 Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)