Taxon  Report   9126    
Galium mexicanum  Kunth
Mexican bedstraw
Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
Galium mexicanum
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Galium mexicanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Galium mexicanum
© 2017 John Doyen
Genus: Galium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Galium mexicanum
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


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 21, 2019).