Rubiaceae
Galium serpenticum

Many-Flowered Bedstraw

Cluster of branching hairless stems from woody base. Leaves lance-shaped in whorls of 4. Small clusters of greenish yellow to whitish flowers at ends of branches and stems. Fruit is a nutlet with long, straight hairs. Grows in dry slopes, meadows, open pine forests, rocky banks, at mid- to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--15 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Wallowas
  • Native: Yes