Taxon  Report   3675    
Galium californicum  Hook. & Arn.
California bedstraw
Galium californicum
© 2014 Richard Chasey
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Galium californicum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Galium californicum
© 2014 Robert Sikora
Galium californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Galium californicum
© 2015 jamie smith
Communities: Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Galium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).