Taxon  Report   3725    
Galium porrigens  Dempster  var. porrigens 
Climbing bedstraw,  Graceful bedstraw, Oval leaved bedstraw
Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2016 John Doyen
Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2003 Brent Miller
Galium porrigens var. porrigens, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2005 Keir Morse
Genus: Galium
Parent: Galium porrigens
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Galium nuttallii ssp. ovalifolium
ICPN + PLANTS: Galium nuttallii var. ovalifolium
More information about  Galium porrigens var. porrigens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).