yellow bedstraw USDA PLANTS Symbol: GAVE
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Galium verum L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Rubiales: Rubiaceae
Synonym(s): yellow spring bedstraw
Native Range: Europe to Iran (BAIL);

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Flower(s); flowering stem
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis,
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Invasive Listing Sources:
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, 2004