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Sweet-scent Bedstraw - Galium triflorum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems lax, prostrate or climbing, mostly simple, 20–70 cm. Herbage glabrous except sparsely scabrous on stem angles, leaf margins. Leaves narrowly elliptic, cuspidate, 2–5 cm long, in whorls of 6. Inflorescence axillary, 3-flowered umbels or 3-parted compound umbels; pedicels 6–15 mm long in fruit. Flowers: corolla 1–2 mm across. Mericarp 1–2 mm long not including the hooked bristles (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).We do not yet have descriptive information on this species.  Please try the buttons above to search for information from other sources.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, NM, OK and FL (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 216

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Habitat
Moist to wet, coniferous forest, thickets; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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