Taxon  Report   11709    
Galium mexicanum  Kunth  ssp. asperulum  (A. Gray) Dempster
Mexican bedstraw
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
© 2018 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
© 2018 John Doyen
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Galium asperrimum var. asperulum
PLANTS: Galium asperulum
PLANTS: Galium filipes
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More information about  Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Oct 16, 2018).

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