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Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)
Image ID: 2012/mr49LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Rubiaceae (Bedstraw)
Height: 0.5 to 3 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Montour Trail
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Bedstraw has leaves mostly in whorls of six, cleavers in whorls of eight.
- Rough Bedstraw
Marsh bedstraw has more diffuse flower clusters, and grows only in wet places.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!