Calflora
Taxon  Report   3709    
Galium johnstonii  Dempster & Stebbins
Johnston's bedstraw
Galium johnstonii
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Galium johnstonii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Galium johnstonii
© Jordan Zylstra
Galium johnstonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Galium johnstonii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Family: RUBIACEAE  
Genus: Galium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Galium angustifolium var. pinetorum
More information about  Galium johnstonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GAJO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).