Galium lanceolatum
(Lanceleaf Wild Licorice)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Lanceleaf Wild Licorice, Lance Leaf Bedstraw; Lance-Leaved Wild Licorice, Yellow Wild Licorice
    Synonyms: Galium torreyi
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Galium lanceolatum, or Lanceleaf Wild Licorice, is native to the most of the eastern third of the United States, except Florida and Georgia. It is a perennial, that grows in dry, open woods, often in beech and maple. It blooms in late spring to early summer, with maroon red flowers.

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