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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium nuttallii A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, climbing, woody, plant densely tangled, dark red in age, minute-scabrous to sparsely hairy, occasionally glabrous; dioecious. Stem: 6--15 dm, slender. Leaf: in whorls of 4, 3--8 mm, linear to narrowly ovate, generally leathery, tip acute, sharp to touch with stout, persistent hair. Staminate Inflorescence: axillary clusters. Pistillate Inflorescence: flower 1 in axils. Flower: corolla rotate, generally +- red. Fruit: berry, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium muricatum
Next taxon: Galium nuttallii subsp. insulare
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium nuttallii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26381, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.