Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Galium palustre Linnaeus. Marsh Bedstraw. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Marshes, wet soil. Dist: NL (Labrador) and ON south to MD, s. PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993), MD, WV, OH, IN, and IL; also in Europe and nw. North America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn; > Galium palustre ssp. elongatum – Stace (2010); > Galium palustre ssp. palustre – Stace (2010)

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source
image of plant© Erik Danielson source