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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium bolanderi A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, tufted or +- climbing, woody at base and generally distally, glabrous to scabrous or coarsely gray-hairy; dioecious. Stem: generally 15--36 cm, stout. Leaf: in whorls of 4, in 2 +- unequal pairs, 6--27 mm, narrow to elliptic, tapered at base, acute or abruptly soft-pointed at tip, obscure-3-veined. Staminate Inflorescence: axillary clusters. Pistillate Inflorescence: flower 1 in axils. Flower: corolla rotate, generally glabrous occasionally sparsely hairy at base, generally red, occasionally +- yellow. Fruit: berry, hairy to glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=66.
Ecology: Open mixed or conifer forest, dense chaparral, generally rocky slopes or banks; Elevation: 150--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, NCoRI, CaR, SNF, n SNH, Teh, n SCoRI, MP. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Galium pubens A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium bifolium
Next taxon: Galium boreale
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2017. Galium bolanderi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26311, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.