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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium magnifolium (Dempster) Dempster
Habit: Perennial herb, erect, 10--45 cm, glabrous except distal bracts, base woody; dioecious. Stem: flexible, few from base, leafy, internodes 1--4 × leaves. Leaf: in whorls of 4, 8--23 mm, generally lanceolate to ovate, flat, tip tapered to acute, not sharp. Inflorescence: staminate clustered in axils, pistillate flowers 1. Flower: corolla rotate, +- white, long-hairy externally (glabrous). Fruit: nutlets, 2--4 mm including hairs; hairs few, short, straight.
Ecology: Rocky slopes in juniper belt; Elevation: 800--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns (Clark Mtn Range); Distribution Outside California: to Utah. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium johnstonii
Next taxon: Galium matthewsii
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2017. Galium magnifolium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26367, 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.