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Yellow Spring Bedstraw - Galium verum
Other Names:  Yellow Bedstraw, Lady's Bedstraw

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems erect, branched, 40–80 cm. Herbage glabrate. Leaves linear, cuspidate, 1–3 cm long, in whorls of 6 to 10; margins revolute. Inflorescence a dense, elongate cymose panicle; pedicels 1–2 mm long. Flowers yellow; corolla 2–4 mm across. Mericarp ca. 1 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
A garden escape, introduced to north-temperate North America; native to Europe. Also reported for Glacier County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Citation for data on this website:
Yellow Spring Bedstraw — Galium verum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from