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Galium tinctorium

Galium tinctorium (L.) Scop.

Stiff Marsh Bedstraw

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Synonym(s): Asperula tinctoria, Galium claytonii, Galium obtusum var. floridanum, Galium tinctorium ssp. floridanum, Galium tinctorium var. diversifolium, Galium tinctorium var. floridanum, Galium trifidum ssp. tinctorium, Galium trifidum var. tinctorium

USDA Symbol: GATI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

USDA: Find Galium tinctorium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Galium tinctorium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Galium tinctorium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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