Galium pedemontanum (Bellardi) Allioni. Piedmont Bedstraw, Piedmont Crosswort. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Lawns, grassy roadsides, pastures. Dist: Native of s. Europe. The Piedmont referred to in the name is the ‘original’ Piedmont of southern Europe.
Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa
Syn: = C, F, Il, Mo3, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV; = Cruciata pedemontana – Ar, K1, K3, K4, Puff (1976), Puff (1977)