Galium trifidum

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Threepetal bedstraw
Galium trifidum NRCS-1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Faimily: Rubiaceae
Genus: Galium
Species: G. trifidum
Binomial name
Galium trifidum

Galium trifidum is a species o flouerin plant in the coffee faimily, kent bi the common name threepetal bedstraw. It graws widespread in the arctic, temperate an subtropical regions o the Northren Hemisphere: northren an central Asie (Siberie, the Roushie Far East, Cheenae, Japan, Kazakhstan), northren an eastren Europe (Scandinavie, Fraunce, Austrick, Poland, Roushie, Ukraine, Easter states) an hintle o North Americae (frae Greenland an the Aleutians as far sooth as Oaxaca an Hispaniola).[1][2][3]

Galium trifidum is a uisually perennial herb fuirmin tangles o thin stems up tae hauf a meter lang, ringed wi whorls o several linear tae oval leaves. The inflorescence is a cluster o smaw white or pinkish flouers, each wi uisually three petal-like lobes in its corolla.[4][5][6]

Subspecies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Five subspecies are currently recognisit (May 2014):[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. Biota of North America Program, Galium trifidum
  3. 3.0 3.1 Biota of North America Program, Galium brevipes
  4. Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory i–xvii, 1–669. NRC Research Press, Ottawa.
  5. Voss, E. G. 1996. Michigan Flora, Part III: Dicots (Pyrolaceae-Compositae). Cranbrook Inst. of Science, Ann Arbor.
  6. Moss, E. H. 1983. Flora of Alberta (ed. 2) i–xii, 1–687. University of Toronto Press, Toronto.

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