Gentianales (weeds)

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Galium aparine (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Wohlert Wohlers
Source: Open Media


The Gentianales are an order of flowering plants which contain weed groups like the milkweed family or the madder family. The members have diverse forms including herbs, shrubs or trees. Several species are important agricultural weeds. The order contains more than 1,000 genera and between 15,000 and 20,000 species.

The following weed families are currently included in the system: