Taxon  Report   3675 
Galium californicum  Hook. & Arn.
California bedstraw
Galium californicum
© 2014 John Doyen
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Galium californicum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Galium californicum
© 2014 Robert Sikora
Galium californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Galium californicum
© 2013 John Doyen
Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Galium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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