Taxon  Report   3723    
Galium parisiense  L.
Wall bedstraw
Galium parisiense
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium parisiense
© 2008 Keir Morse
Galium parisiense
© 2008 Keir Morse
Galium parisiense, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Galium parisiense
© 2005 Keir Morse
Genus: Galium
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Galium litigiosum var. nanum
PLANTS: Galium parisiense var. trichocarpum
PLANTS: Galium parisiense var. typicum
More information about  Galium parisiense
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).