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Common Name: Threepetal Bedstraw
Galium tinctorium is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of materials..
Swamps or moist areas in Texas[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. However, judging by its native range, it is likely to succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
An infusion of the whole plant has been used for its beneficial effects upon the respiratory organs[
A red dye can be obtained from the roots[
Seed - best sown in situ as soon as it is ripe in late summer. The seed can also be sown in situ in the spring though it may be very slow to germinate.