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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium jepsonii Hilend & J.T. Howell
Habit: Perennial herb, erect, in small clumps, 8--16 cm, not woody, +- glabrous except leaf margin; dioecious. Leaf: in whorls of 4, congested near plant base, sparse distally on stem, 6--15 mm, linear to strap-shaped. Inflorescence: panicle, terminal, open, leaves +- 0. Flower: corolla bell-shaped, divided <= 1/2 to base, cream, +- glabrous, lobe tips generally pink. Fruit: nutlets; hairs ascending, short, strongly curved, not hooked. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Open woodland, conifer forest, gravelly soil; Elevation: 2000--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnGb, SnBr. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Galium hypotrichium subsp. tomentellum
Next taxon: Galium johnstonii
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2017. Galium jepsonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=26360, accessed on April 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 27, 2017.