Taxon  Report   3672 
Galium bolanderi  A. Gray
Bolander galium,  Bolander's bedstraw
Galium bolanderi
© 2015 John Doyen
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Galium bolanderi
© 2011 Steve Matson
Galium bolanderi
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
Galium bolanderi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Galium bolanderi
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Galium
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Galium arcuatum
PLANTS: Galium culbertsonii
PLANTS: Galium margaricoccum
PLANTS: Galium pubens var. scabridum
PLANTS: Galium subscabridum
ICPN + PLANTS: Galium pubens
More information about  Galium bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 19, 2018).

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