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Piedmont-bedstraw - Galium pedemontanum
Other Names:  Cruciata pedemontana

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, simple or branched, 10–35 cm. Herbage hirsute with simple or stellate hairs. Leaves ovate to elliptic, 5–15 mm long, in whorls of 4. Inflorescence 2- to 3-flowered cymes, curled under the leaves; pedicels <1 mm long in fruit. Flowers corolla yellow, 4-lobed, 1 mm or less across. Mericarp <1 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to eastern and northwest N. America; native to Europe. Known from Missoula and Lake counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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