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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Galium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium triflorum Michx.
Habit: Perennial herb, generally decumbent, radiating from base, glabrous to +- scabrous. Stem: 20--76 cm. Leaf: in whorls of 6, generally parallel to ground, 6--38 mm, ovate to obovate; tip acute to acuminate, occasionally small-pointed. Inflorescence: clusters, peduncled, axillary, flowers 2--3. Flower: bisexual; corolla rotate, cream to pink, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Fruit: nutlets; hairs hooked, soft, white to brown. Chromosomes: 2n=22,44,66.
Ecology: Damp, shady forest; Elevation: 10--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaRH, SN, CW, SnBr, MP; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern North America, Greenland, Mexico, Europe, Asia. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Galium trifidum subsp. subbiflorum
Next taxon: Galium wrightii
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium triflorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26421, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.