Galium pilosum

Common Name: 
hairy bedstraw
Scientific Name: 
Galium pilosum Ait.
Family Name: 
Rubiaceae - Madder Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native perennial, reproducing by seed
upright or ascending, square stems, multiple from base and branching, unbranched above, densely pubescent and hairy
Stems of Hairy Bedstraw
Stems of Hairy Bedstraw
Stems of Hairy Bedstraw
whorled 4 per node, oval, rigid, hairy
Leaves of Hairy Bedstraw
4-petaled, greenish-white to purplish, small; terminal or axillary cymes
round, dense bristles
Fruit of Hairy Bedstraw