Calflora
Taxon  Report   11709    
Galium mexicanum  Kunth  ssp. asperulum  (A. Gray) Dempster
Mexican bedstraw
Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Rubiaceae  
Genus: Galium
Parent: Galium mexicanum

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSGalium asperrimum var. asperulum
PLANTSGalium asperulum
PLANTSGalium filipes
JEF + PLANTSGalium mexicanum var. asperulum
More information about  Galium mexicanum ssp. asperulum
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/18/2021).