Taxon  Report   3653    
Galium ambiguum  W. Wight
Yolla bolly bedstraw
Galium ambiguum
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium ambiguum
© 2015 John Doyen
Galium ambiguum
© 2015 John Doyen
Galium ambiguum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Galium ambiguum
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Galium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Galium ambiguum
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

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).