Galium tricornutum

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Galium tricornutumGalium tricornutum_header_cell_0_0_0
Scientific classification GaliumGalium tricornutum_header_cell_0_1_0
Kingdom:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_2_0 PlantaeGalium tricornutum_cell_0_2_1
Clade:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_3_0 TracheophytesGalium tricornutum_cell_0_3_1
Clade:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_4_0 AngiospermsGalium tricornutum_cell_0_4_1
Clade:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_5_0 EudicotsGalium tricornutum_cell_0_5_1
Clade:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_6_0 AsteridsGalium tricornutum_cell_0_6_1
Order:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_7_0 GentianalesGalium tricornutum_cell_0_7_1
Family:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_8_0 RubiaceaeGalium tricornutum_cell_0_8_1
Genus:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_9_0 GaliumGalium tricornutum_cell_0_9_1
Species:Galium tricornutum_cell_0_10_0 G. tricornutumGalium tricornutum_cell_0_10_1
Binomial nameGalium tricornutum_header_cell_0_11_0
SynonymsGalium tricornutum_header_cell_0_12_0

Galium tricornutum is a species of flowering plant in the coffee family known by the common names rough corn bedstraw, roughfruit corn bedstraw, and corn cleavers. Galium tricornutum_sentence_0

It is widespread across most of Europe plus northern Africa and southern Asia, from Norway, Portugal and Morocco to China. Galium tricornutum_sentence_1

It is also naturalized in Australia, the Canary Islands, Mauritius, Madeira, Réunion, Brazil, Argentina, and scattered locales in North America (mostly California and Oregon). Galium tricornutum_sentence_2

Galium tricornutum is an annual herb with trailing or climbing stems up to about 35 centimeters in length. Galium tricornutum_sentence_3

It forms tangled masses or spreads thin. Galium tricornutum_sentence_4

The stems are sometimes nearly square in cross-section. Galium tricornutum_sentence_5

Leaves are arranged in whorls of 6 to 8 about the stem and are narrow, pointed, and bordered with prickles. Galium tricornutum_sentence_6

Flowers appear in thin clusters of white corollas. Galium tricornutum_sentence_7

The fruits are spherical nutlets hanging in pairs at the leaf axils. Galium tricornutum_sentence_8

This plant is sometimes a weed of grain fields, but it has been driven to the edge of extinction in the UK by drastically changed farming practices over the past 50 years. Galium tricornutum_sentence_9


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