Taxon  Report   3730    
Galium serpenticum  Dempster
Intermountain bedstraw,  Northern bedstraw
Galium serpenticum
© 2013 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium serpenticum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Galium serpenticum
© 2000 John Game
Galium serpenticum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Galium serpenticum
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Galium
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Galium serpenticum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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 16, 2019).