Taxon  Report   3658    
Galium andrewsii  A. Gray  ssp. gatense  (Dempster) Dempster & Stebbins
Serpentine bedstraw
Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense
© 2011 Janell Hillman
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Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense
© 2015 John Doyen
Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense
© 2018 Elinor Gates
Genus: Galium
Parent: Galium andrewsii
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.1; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Galium andrewsii var. gatense
More information about  Galium andrewsii ssp. gatense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 16, 2019).