Taxon  Report   3742 
Galium triflorum  Michaux
Fragrant bedstraw,  Sweet bedstraw, Sweet scented bedstraw
Galium triflorum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Galium triflorum
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Galium triflorum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Galium triflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Galium triflorum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Galium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: canyons
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Galium brachiatum
PLANTS: Galium pennsylvanicum
PLANTS: Galium triflorum var. asprelliforme
PLANTS: Galium triflorum var. viridiflorum
More information about  Galium triflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2018).

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