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FSU Tag Line
 

Rubiaceae

(The Madder Family)

 

 Family Description:

The members of this family can be herbaceous plants, woody shrubs,  or small trees. Their leaves are simple and opposite or whorled. The margins are usually entire. The flowers are generally 4-merous with the petals fused. The fruits vary considerably and can be nutlets, berries, capsules, or even drupes.

 Plants in Family:
 
Houstonia caerulea Michella repens - -