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Galium angustifolium ssp. angustifolium

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Species Name: Galium angustifolium ssp. angustifolium
Common Name: Narrow-leaved Bedstraw

Lovely foliage plant. Delicate but easy to grow. Good contrast to silver-leaved plants. Forms a dense mat. Shelter roots from the direct sun.

Plant Family: Rubiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Erect, dense, and shrubby
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White-Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Southern Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, Outer South Coast Range, Southern Channel Islands
Natural Habitat: Cliffs, canyons, protected places on hillsides from 50-8745'

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