Plant ID forum: not sure about this one either

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jun 14, 2012 4:26 PM CST
It reminds me of cleavers but the flowers are maroon...



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Name: Kent Pfeiffer
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KentPfeiffer
Jun 14, 2012 4:45 PM CST

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It's a species of Galium, but I don't know which one.
Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
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krancmm
Jun 14, 2012 5:04 PM CST
Perhaps Galium pilosum, Hairy Bedstraw http://www.missouriplants.com/Redopp/Galium_pilosum_page.htm...
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jun 14, 2012 5:40 PM CST
krancmm, that definitely looks like my plant and its native to Tx. Thumbs up
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jun 14, 2012 5:46 PM CST
Thank you Kent and Monica. I feel confident that I have a match on this one. I'm going to close it and add the pics to the database.... unless I hear an objection.
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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