Taxon  Report   9975 
Galium boreale  L.
Northern bedstraw
Galium boreale
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Galium boreale
© 2012 Trent M. Draper
Galium boreale
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
Galium boreale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Galium boreale
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Family: RUBIACEAE  
Genus: Galium
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Galium boreale var. hyssopifolium
PLANTS: Galium boreale var. intermedium
PLANTS: Galium boreale var. linearifolium
PLANTS: Galium boreale var. scabrum
PLANTS: Galium boreale var. typicum
PLANTS: Galium hyssopifolium
PLANTS: Galium septentrionale
PLANTS: Galium strictum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Galium boreale ssp. septentrionale
More information about  Galium boreale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (GABO2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 26, 2016).

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