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A new variety of galium arkansanum (Rubiaceae) endemic to the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas

  • Edwin B. Smith


A linear-leaved, unicostate phase ofGalium arkansanum Gray with pubescent corollas and the abaxial midvein of the leaves glabrous is segregated from the species as var.pubiflorum. It is presently known in the pure form only from the Ouachita Mountains in Montgomery County, Arkansas

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© the New York Botanical Garden 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edwin B. Smith
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  1. 1.Department of Botany & BacteriologyUniversity of ArkansasFayetteville

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