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Galium multiflorum Kellogg
Habit: Perennial herb, erect, 15--35 cm, glabrous to hairy, base woody; dioecious. Leaf: in whorls of 4, in 2 unequal pairs; leaves of larger pair 8--15 mm, generally arched, widely ovate to round, 3-veined, base round, tip +- obtuse, generally small-pointed to acuminate. Inflorescence: panicle, terminal. Flower: corolla +- bell-shaped, +- white to +- pink, glabrous to hairy. Fruit: nutlets, 4--7 mm including hairs; hairs long, straight. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Rocky places in sagebrush; Elevation: 1300--2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNH, GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Unabridged Synonyms: Galium multiflorum f. hirsutum (A. Gray) Ehrend.; Galium watsonii (A. Gray) A. Heller
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium mollugo
Next taxon: Galium munzii
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2017. Galium multiflorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26375, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.