Calflora
Taxon  Report   3713    
Galium mollugo  L.
False baby's breath,  Hedge bedstraw, Wild madder
Galium mollugo
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Galium mollugo, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Galium mollugo
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: RUBIACEAE  
Genus: Galium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Galium erectum
PLANTS: Galium mollugo ssp. erectum
PLANTS: Galium mollugo var. erectum
More information about  Galium mollugo
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GAMO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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