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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium parisiense L.
Habit: Annual, erect, 15--68 cm, scabrous. Stem: slender. Leaf: in whorls of 6, 4--9 mm, lanceolate to oblanceolate, generally reflexed in age. Inflorescence: panicle, open, few-flowered, pedicels thread-like. Flower: bisexual; corolla basally rotate, +- white to +- purple, lobes erect, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Fruit: nutlets; hairs short, hooked, or 0. Chromosomes: 2n=44,66.
Ecology: Warm, dry, generally rocky soil to moist areas, coastal-sage scrub, chaparral, grassy hillsides with oaks, roadsides; Elevation: 110--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, SN, SnFrB, SCoR, SCo, WTR, PR (Orange Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium parishii
Next taxon: Galium porrigens
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium parisiense, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26391, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.