Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Galium microphyllum Gray
Relbunium microphyllum Hemsley
Galium microphyllum has mostly 4 leaves per whorl, and is distinguished by the deeply grooved stems. The flowers tend to be solitary in a cluster of leaflike bracts. It is found in canyons near streams at middle elevation.
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Galium microphyllum, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Myer Canyon, Mar. 29, 2008
Galium microphyllum, photo Russ Kleinman, Karen Blisard, Carey Anne Lafferty, Walt Lafleur & Shawn White, Pinos Altos Range, Milk Ranch, May 4, 2008
Galium microphyllum, macro of grooved stem and cuspidate leaves, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Pinos Altos Range, Georgetown Road, Nov. 18, 2008
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