Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

How To Use The Descriptions For Further Research

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Rubiaceae - Madder Family

Bedstraw, Cleavers

Galium aparine, G. asperrimum, G. bifolium,
G. bolanderi, G. grayanum, G. hypotrichium,
G. sparsiflorum, G. trifidum, G. triflorum

The seeds of G. aparine and other species when roasted and ground make a good coffee substitute. The young sprouts of this species may be eaten in salads or as a potherb.

Galium aparine
CalFlora Record

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