Cleavers Galium aparine LinnaeusSynonyms: Cleavers Bedstraw,  Common Bedstraw,  Sticky Willy.

Status:

Eurasia; Newfoundland to Alaska, south to Nova Scotia, New England, Florida and Texas; both native and introduced" (Reed, 1964).

Description:

Note the rasping stem and leaves in whorls of 6 to 8.

There are 212 records in the project database.

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Cleavers blooming at Fort Smallwood, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/4/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/2/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/12/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Cleavers growing in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/7/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Cleavers growing in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/26/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Cleavers blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (4/28/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cleavers blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (4/28/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/15/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/9/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/20/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Charles Co., Maryland (5/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Howard Co., Maryland (5/16/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/28/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Cleavers in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/29/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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