Galium arenarium

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Sand bedstraw
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Galium arenarium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Galium
Species: G. arenarium
Binomial name
Galium arenarium
  • Galium hierosolymitanum Thore nom. illeg.

Galium arenarium or sand bedstraw is a plant species of the genus Galium. It grows on beaches and sand dunes along the Atlantic coast of western France and northern Spain.[2]


The species was described by Jean-Louis-Auguste Loiseleur-Deslongchamps in 1828.[3]


  1. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, Jean Louis August (1828). Flora Gallica (2 ed.). p. 110. 

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