Taxon  Report   9126 
Galium mexicanum  Kunth
Mexican bedstraw
Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
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Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
Galium mexicanum
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Galium mexicanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
Genus: Galium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Galium mexicanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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