Species Details

Galium buxifolium

box bedstraw

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Fed List: FE (1997-07-31)
State List: CR (1979-11-01)
Global Rank: G2G3
State Rank:
S2S3
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Other Status: SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Mar-Jul
Elevation:
5 - 400 meters
15 - 1310 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat: rocky
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from approximately 10 occurrences. Previously threatened by feral herbivores. Currently threatened by non-native plants and habitat alteration, and possibly by climate change. See Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 2:150 (1886) for original description, and Flora of California 4(2):20-21 (1979) by L. Dempster for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 17
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 5 0 2 1 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 11
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
San Miguel Island East (3312083), Santa Cruz Island A (3311987), Santa Cruz Island B (3311986), Santa Cruz Island C (3311985)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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