Tag: Cleavers

Cleavers or Stickywilly

Cleavers or Stickwilly [Galium aparine] found at WNC Nature Center on 30 April 2016. It’s a member of the Madder (Rubiaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 152-53, describes it as “a sprawling, prickly plant of woods, thickets, and shores,” blooming in late Spring or early summer. USDA Plants Listing: Galium aparine