Galium stellatum

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Galium
Species: G. stellatum
Binomial name
Galium stellatum

Galium stellatum is a species of plants in the Rubiaceae. It is widespread across most of Arizona, and found also in Baja California, Baja California Sur, southeastern California (Inyo, San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial and San Diego Counties), Nevada (Clark, Nye and Lincoln Cos.), Utah (Washington County).[1][2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Biota of North America Program
  3. ^ Albert Kellogg. 1863. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 2: 97, f. 26
  4. ^ Lorence, D. H. 1999. A nomenclator of Mexican and Central American Rubiaceae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 73: 1–177
  5. ^ Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert. 2 vols. Stanford University Press, Stanford.

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