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U.S. Forest Service

Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Galium angustifolium ssp. jacintum, California bedstraw. Hybridization is a threat to this bedstraw, since it grows side by side with Galium nuttallii, G. aparine, G. porrigens, G. angustifolium ssp. jacintum, and G. angustifolium ssp. angustifolium. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Galium angustifolium ssp. jacintum, California bedstraw. Habitat for this plant is the ecotone between pine forest and chaparral, with Coulter pine (Pinus coulteri), interior live oak (Quercus wislizenii), and birchleaf mountain-mahogany (Cercocarpus betuloides.). Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Species range map. Galium angustifolium ssp. jacintum range map.

Galium californicum ssp. primum, California bedstraw


  • The area occupied by this plant is easily accessible and heavily used.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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