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Rubiaceae family (madder family)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family)

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madder family
Rubiaceae family
Location: Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 5/11/2007




Palicourea guianensis
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Palicoureeae » Palicourea » Palicourea guianensis

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Palicourea guianensis
Location: Fort Sherman, Panama
Photo Date: 5/15/2007
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Houstonia pusilla (tiny bluet)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Spermacoceae » Houstonia (flowering bluets) » Houstonia pusilla (tiny bluet)

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tiny bluet
Houstonia pusilla
Location: Craig County, OK
Photo Date: 3/20/2020
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tiny bluet
Houstonia pusilla
Location: Claremore Regional Airport, Rogers County, OK
Photo Date: 3/10/2020


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tiny bluet
Houstonia pusilla
Location: Claremore Regional Airport, Rogers County, OK
Photo Date: 3/10/2020


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tiny bluet
Houstonia pusilla
Location: Claremore Regional Airport, Rogers County, OK
Size: 11 mm diameter
Photo Date: 3/9/2020
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Spermacoce verticillata (shrubby false buttonweed)
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Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Spermacoceae » Spermacoce » Spermacoce verticillata (shrubby false buttonweed)

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shrubby false buttonweed
Spermacoce verticillata
Location: Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 4/22/2021
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shrubby false buttonweed
Spermacoce verticillata
Location: Royal Palm, Everglades, Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 4/18/2021
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shrubby false buttonweed
Spermacoce verticillata
Location: Everglades, Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 12/2/2020
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Diodia virginiana (buttonweed)
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Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Spermacoceae » Diodia » Diodia virginiana (buttonweed)

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buttonweed
Diodia virginiana
Location: Wagoner County, OK
Photo Date: 8/17/2021
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buttonweed
Diodia virginiana
Location: Wagoner County, OK
Photo Date: 8/17/2021
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Galium aparine (catchweed bedstraw)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Rubieae » Galium (bedstraws) » Galium aparine (catchweed bedstraw)

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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Wagoner County, OK
Photo Date: 4/26/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 4/19/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Oxley Nature Center, Tulsa County, OK
Photo Date: 4/14/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 4/5/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 4/2/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 4/2/2020
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catchweed bedstraw
Galium aparine
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 4/2/2020
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Cruciata pedemontana (Piedmont Bedstraw)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Rubieae » Cruciata (Crossworts) » Cruciata pedemontana (Piedmont Bedstraw)

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Piedmont Bedstraw
Cruciata pedemontana
Location: Cherokee County, OK
Photo Date: 4/26/2020
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Sherardia arvensis (Field madder)
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Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Rubieae » Sherardia » Sherardia arvensis (Field madder)

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Field madder
Sherardia arvensis
Location: Claremore Regional Airport, Rogers County, OK
Photo Date: 3/10/2020
Remarks: (the "pointy" plants)
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Psychotria nervosa (Shiny-leaved Wild Coffee)
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Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Rubioideae » Psychotrieae » Psychotria (wild coffees) » Psychotria nervosa (Shiny-leaved Wild Coffee)

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Shiny-leaved Wild Coffee
Psychotria nervosa
Location: Everglades, Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 12/2/2020
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Casasia clusiifolia (Seven-year Apple)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Ixoroideae » Gardenieae » Casasia » Casasia clusiifolia (Seven-year Apple)

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Seven-year Apple
Casasia clusiifolia
Location: Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 1/7/2007
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Mussaenda erythrophylla (Red-leaved Mussaenda)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Ixoroideae » Mussaendeae » Mussaenda » Mussaenda erythrophylla (Red-leaved Mussaenda)

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Red-leaved Mussaenda
Mussaenda erythrophylla
Location: Candelaria, Artemisa, Cuba
Photo Date: 6/16/2012
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Chiococca alba (West Indian milkberry)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Cinchonoideae » Chiococceae » Chiococca » Chiococca alba (West Indian milkberry)

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West Indian milkberry
Chiococca alba
Location: Candelaria, Artemisa, Cuba
Photo Date: 6/16/2012
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West Indian milkberry
Chiococca alba
Location: Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 10/25/2010
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Cephalanthus occidentalis (buttonbush)
Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Cinchonoideae » Naucleeae » Cephalanthus » Cephalanthus occidentalis (buttonbush)

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buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Location: Royal Palm, Everglades, Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 4/17/2021
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buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Location: Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 3/30/2012
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buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Location: Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 8/14/2011




Hamelia patens (Firebush)
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Life (root) » Plantae (plants) » Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants) » Magnoliopsida (Dicots) » Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies) » Rubiaceae (madder family) » Cinchonoideae » Hamelieae » Hamelia » Hamelia patens (Firebush)

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Firebush
Hamelia patens
Location: Miami-Dade County, FL
Photo Date: 4/22/2021
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