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field madder
Sherardia arvensis
Sherardia arvensis
field madder Madder Family
Sherardia arvensis Rubiaceae
common name
  field madder
accepted scientific name
  Sherardia arvensis L.
rules for finding collection records
  Sherardia arvensis (42)
  Galium sherardia (0)
family name
  • Rubiaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 0.125 inches
Leaf: Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of February thru 1st week of November
Native to Eurasia. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Sherardia arvensis   L.   (TSN: 35237, Index: 812)

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