Species Details

Galium californicum ssp. primum

Alvin Meadow bedstraw

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© 2013 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Galium californicum H. & A. ssp. primum Dempster & Steb.
Common Name:
Alvin Meadow bedstraw
Family: Rubiaceae
Element Code: PDRUB0N0E6
USDA Plants Symbol: GACAP
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
1350 - 1700 meters
4430 - 5580 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Sandy
Notes:
Known from only four occurrences. Threatened by recreational activities. See University of California Publications in Botany 46:30 (1968) for original description, and Flora of California 4(2):39-41 (1979) by L. Dempster for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 11
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blackburn Canyon (3311667), Cahuilla Mtn. (3311657), Idyllwild (3311666), Lake Fulmor (3311677), San Bernardino South (3411713)
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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