Species Details

Galium glabrescens ssp. modocense

Modoc bedstraw

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Photo of Galium glabrescens ssp. modocense
© Gary Schoolcraft and CNPS
Photo of Galium glabrescens ssp. modocense
© Gary Schoolcraft and CNPS
Scientific Name:
Galium glabrescens (Ehrend.) Dempster & Ehrend. ssp. modocense Dempster & Ehrend.
Common Name:
Modoc bedstraw
Family: Rubiaceae
Element Code: PDRUB0N0T2
USDA Plants Symbol: GAGLM
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
1550 - 2835 meters
5085 - 9300 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub (gravelly, rocky, talus)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Total Occurrences: 23
Element Occurrence Ranks:
8 8 2 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presumed Extant 23
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cedarville (4112052), Eagle Peak (4112032), Emerson Peak (4112022), Lake Annie (4112081), Snake Lake (4112021), Warren Peak (4112042)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
Original Description: Brittonia 17:333 (1965)
Taxonomic Treatment: Flora of California 4(2):34-35 (1979)
Species Account: Galium glabrescens ssp. modocense profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2017)