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Galium  eriocarpum DC.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  eriocarpum DC. 
SynonymsGalium brevifolium Phil.
 Galium eriocarpum var. leiocarpum Kuntze
 Galium philippii Briq.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
steppes
Altitude1000-3000m
Description leaves in whorls of 4, sessile, ovate, 3-6mm long, at margins scabrous, flowers 2-10, 2-3mm across, in terminal cyme, fruits long, densely hirsute
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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