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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium matthewsii A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, erect, 13--30 cm, open, glabrous except distal bracts, base woody; dioecious. Stem: stiff, generally many-branched from base, tangled or not, internodes 2--7 × leaves. Leaf: in whorls of 4, 2--10 mm, lanceolate to ovate, generally arched, leathery, tip acuminate, sharp to touch. Inflorescence: panicle; inflorescence many-branched, branches long, spreading. Flower: corolla rotate to shallowly bell-shaped, +- yellow, long-hairy externally. Fruit: nutlets, 3--4 mm including hairs; hairs long, straight. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Dry, rocky slopes, washes; Elevation: 1100--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, W&I, DMoj. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium magnifolium
Next taxon: Galium mexicanum subsp. asperulum
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium matthewsii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26368, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.