Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Galium trifidum -- (Small Bedstraw)

photos by Susan McDougall


Galium trifidum

Found in lower elevation meadows, this is an uncommon bedstraw. The sprawling stems are as much as 30 inches in length, and the leaves are in whorls.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7514, -121.8131, 2716
Date: July 11, 2014
Galium trifidum

The greenish-white flowers are borne in clusters in side branches and the ends of the stems. This is subspecies columbianum.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7514, -121.8131, 2716
Date: July 11, 2014

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