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Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)

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  • Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/common-marsh-bedstraw-galium-palustre
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 08:10, 20 September 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/common-marsh-bedstraw-galium-palustre
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 08:10, 20 September 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/common-marsh-bedstraw-galium-palustre
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 08:10, 20 September 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/common-marsh-bedstraw-galium-palustre
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 08:10, 20 September 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Common Marsh Bedstraw (Galium Palustre) http://www.sagebud.com/common-marsh-bedstraw-galium-palustre
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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Galium Palustre, or more commonly know as Common Marsh Bedstraw, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Galium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Galium Palustre or Common Marsh Bedstraw's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Galium
  • Family: Rubiaceae
  • Order: Rubiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (E) TN (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (marsh bedstraw) TN (marsh bedstraw)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(NI) 9(NI)


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