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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium trifidum L.
Habit: Perennial herb (annual), minutely scabrous. Stem: 10--50 cm, slender, weak, tangled. Leaf: in whorls of 4--6, 4--19 mm, linear to elliptic or oblong; tip rounded; petioled. Inflorescence: several-flowered clusters, pedicels slender. Flower: bisexual; corolla generally 3-lobed, rotate, white to +- pink, glabrous. Fruit: nutlets, spheric, hard, glabrous, smooth, black when dry.
Unabridged Note: 5 subspecies. Native to most of United States (except Southeast), Canada, Europe, Mexico.
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium tricornutum
Next taxon: Galium trifidum subsp. columbianum
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2017. Galium trifidum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26415, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.