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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium andrewsii A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, generally low, generally cushion-like, green to silvery; dioecious. Stem: 5--22 cm. Leaf: in whorls of 4, 4--11 mm, generally +- bristle- to awl-like, sharp to touch, +- thick, tip with persistent hair. Staminate Inflorescence: few-flowered clusters. Pistillate Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils. Flower: corolla rotate, +- yellow, glabrous. Fruit: berry, black, glabrous.
Note: Subspecies difficult to distinguish but distinct based on molecular data, chromosome numbers.
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium ambiguum subsp. siskiyouense
Next taxon: Galium andrewsii subsp. andrewsii
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium andrewsii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26299, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.