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Northern Bedstraw

This plant has a long an slender stalk. The leaves grow in a whorl around each node. The flowers are white, with four petals each. They grow abundantly at the end of short branched stalks from the main stem.

This plant is edible.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Galium boreale
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Woodlands, meadows, open areas
Habitat:Montane, subalpine