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Sonoran Desert Plants
Galium microphyllum (Bract-leaf Bedstraw)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: rigid,thickish,shiny,whorled,linear,cuspidate
Flower Color: white or whitish or yellow or yellowish
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Rubiaceae (madder family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 52 (13.7 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).






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