Galium

Galium

Galium
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Galium is a large genus of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the family Rubiaceae, with about 400 species occurring in the temperate zones of both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The species are variously known as bedstraw (most species), goosegrass (G. aparine), cleavers (G. tricornutum, G. aparine) and woodruff (G. odoratum).

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  • Galium aetnicum
  • Galium album - Upright Bedstraw
  • Galium aparine - Goosegrass, Cleavers, or Stickywilly
  • Galium arenarium - Sand Bedstraw
  • Galium aristatum - False Baby's Breath
  • Galium baldense
  • Galium boreale - Northern Bedstraw
  • Galium corrudaefolium
  • Galium debile - Slender Marsh Bedstraw
  • Galium elongatum - Great Marsh Bedstraw
  • Galium firmum
  • Galium fleurotii
  • Galium glaucum - Glaucous Bedstraw
  • Galium humifusum
  • Galium hypocarpium
  • Galium longifolium
  • Galium lucidum
  • Galium mollugo - Hedge Bedstraw
  • Galium nigroramosum
  • Galium normanii
  • Galium obliquum
  • Galium odoratum - Woodruff
  • Galium oelandicum
  • Galium olympicum
  • Galium palustre - Common Marsh Bedstraw
  • Galium parisiense - Wall Bedstraw
  • Galium pumilum - Slender Bedstraw
  • Galium rotundifolium
  • Galium rubrum
  • Galium saxatile - Heath Bedstraw
  • Galium schultesii
  • Galium spurium - False Cleavers
  • Galium sterneri - Limestone Bedstraw
  • Galium suecicum - Swedish Bedstraw
  • Galium sylvaticum - Wood Bedstraw
  • Galium tricornutum - Corn Cleavers
  • Galium trifidum
  • Galium triflorum - Conifer Bedstraw
  • Galium uliginosum - Fen Bedstraw
  • Galium valdepilosum
  • Galium verum - Lady's Bedstraw

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Last modified on 21 May 2009, at 22:17