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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium californicum Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Perennial herb, base occasionally +- woody, low, cushion-like to +- climbing, generally hairy; dioecious. Stem: 5--90 cm. Leaf: in whorls of 4, 2--25 mm, ovate to elliptic; tip acute to obtuse; +- petioled. Staminate Inflorescence: clusters, flowers few. Pistillate Inflorescence: flowers generally 1 in axils. Flower: corolla rotate, +- yellow. Fruit: berry, +- hairy, occasionally glabrous.
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium buxifolium
Next taxon: Galium californicum subsp. californicum
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium californicum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26323, accessed on July 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 27, 2016.