Taxon profile


Northern Bedstraw
Galium boreale L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Gentianales »  family Rubiaceae »  genus Galium - bedstraw

Scientific synonyms

Galium boreale subsp. septentrionale (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Hara
Galium boreale var. hyssopifolium (Hoffmann) DC.
Galium boreale var. intermedium DC.
Galium boreale var. linearifolium Rydb.
Galium boreale var. scabrum DC.
Galium boreale var. typicum G. Beck
Galium hyssopifolium Hoffmann
Galium septentrionale Roemer & J.A. Schultes
Galium strictum Torr.
Rubia borealis (L.) Baillon


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Galium boreale subsp. exoletum (Klokov) Soják

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Galium boreale L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Galium boreale L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Galium boreale L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Galium boreale L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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