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Kingston Bedstraw
(Galium hilendiae ssp. kingstonense )
Rubiaceae

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Description: Perennial herb. Plant is slender and weak, with stiff or bristly, long, scattered hairs. Stems 14 inches (3.5dm) long, with middle internodes (stem segment between leaves) 3/4 - 1 7/8 inches (1.8-4.8cm) long. Leaf pear-shaped, tip blunt to slightly pointed. Inflorescence is a panicle. Corolla is pink, bell-shaped with slender throat, generally 4-lobed, with stiff or bristly hairs on the outside. Fruit is a nutlet.

Distribution:

Habitat: Rocky places, Pinyon juniper woods. Elevation 5,500-6,500 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms June.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Last updated: 08-05-2010