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Galium bifolium S. Watson
Habit: Annual, erect, generally 5--15 cm, glabrous; branches few or 0. Leaf: in whorls of 4, in 2 unequal pairs, or distal-most generally opposite, 10--21 mm, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic. Inflorescence: flowers generally 1 on thin pedicels; pedicels nodding. Flower: bisexual; corolla white, lobes generally 3, ovate, ascending, glabrous. Fruit: nutlets; hairs short, hooked.
Ecology: Open conifer forest, gravelly slopes, meadows; Elevation: 1500--3700 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, NCoRI, CaRH, SNH, WTR, MP, n SNE (Bodie Hills), DMtns (Cottonwood Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, Colorado. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium argense
Next taxon: Galium bolanderi
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium bifolium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26310, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.