Genus: Galium

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Last Modified 02/06/2013

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Galium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 105. 1753.

List of Galium Species

References to Galium

  • Ahlgren, C. E.; Ahlgren, I. F. 1981. Some effects of different forest litters on seed germination and growth. Canad. J. Forest Res. 11: 710-714.
  • Chauhan, B. S. 2006. Seed germination and seedling emergence of threehorn bedstraw (Galium tricornutum). Weed Science 54: 867-872.
  • Gould, A. M. A.; Gorchov, D. L. 2000. Effects of the exotic invasive shrub Lonicera maackii on the survival and fecundity of three species of native annuals. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 144: 36-50.
  • Heinken, T. 2000. Dispersal of plants by a dog in a deciduous forest. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 122: 449-467.
  • Lawrey, J. D. 1977. Trace metal accumulation by plant species from a coal strip-mining area in Ohio. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 368-375.
  • Mack, R. N. 2003. Plant naturalizations and invasions in the eastern United States: 1634-1860. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90: 77-90.
  • Malik, N. 1988. The biology of Canadian weeds 86. Galium aparine L. and Galium spurium L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 68: 481-500.
  • Mennan, H. 2006. Seasonal cycles in germination and seedling emergence of summer and winter populations of catchweed bedstraw (Galium aparine) and wild mustard (Brassica kaber). Weed Science 54: 114-120.
  • Mersereau, D.; DiTommaso, A. 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 121. Galium mollugo L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83: 453-466.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Puff, C. 1976. The Galium trifidum group (Galium sect., Aparinoides, Rubiaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 54: 1911-1925.
  • Puff, C. 1977. The Galium obtusum group ({Galium sect. {Aparinoides, Rubiaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 202-208.
  • Rogers, G. K. 2005. The genera of Rubiaceae in the southeastern United States, part II. Subfamily Rubioideae, and subfamily Cinchonoideae revisited. Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 1-45.
  • Sobey, D. G.; Barkhouse, P. 1977. The structure and rate of growth of the rhizomes of some forest herbs and dwarf shrubs of the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border region. Canad. Field-Naturalist 91: 377-83.
  • Soza, V. L.; Olmstead, R. G. 2010. Evolution of breeding systems and fruits in New World Galium and relatives (Rubiaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 97: 1630-1646.
  • Taylor, K. 1999. Galium aparine L. J. Ecol. 87: 713-730.