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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Galium wrightii A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, erect to sprawling, +- glabrous, puberulent to sparsely hairy; proximal stems woody; not dioecious. Stem: 15--50 cm. Leaf: in whorls of 4, sessile, <= 12 mm, linear to oblanceolate, tip acute to acuminate. Inflorescence: panicle, terminal, open. Flower: bisexual or unisexual; corolla rotate, generally red to pink, glabrous (sparsely hairy). Fruit: nutlets, +- 5 mm including hairs; hairs few, long, straight. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Shady, rocky canyons, pinyon-pine woodland; Elevation: 1600--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns (Clark Mtn); Distribution Outside California: to western Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Jun, Aug--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Valerie Soza
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Galium triflorum
Next taxon: Kelloggia
Citation for this treatment: Valerie Soza 2016. Galium wrightii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26432, accessed on August 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 24, 2016.