Galium ciliare subsp. ciliare

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Inflorescences arising from more than 4 nodes, with upper inflorescences not or hardly exceeding whorls; inflorescences 2- or 3-flowered, or sometimes a few inflorescences 4–7-flowered; peduncle 2–15 mm long. Flowers late spring–summer.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HNF, HSF, MonT, SnM, VAlp, VVP. In woodland, forest, grassland and along creeks and rivers mostly of the eastern highlands, extending to the subalps (alt. ca. 1500 m), with disjunct occurrences in far south-west Victoria around Portland and the Glenelg River.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-03-09
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2019-01-21
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Rubiaceae
genus Galium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Galium ciliare subsp. ciliare in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Galium ciliare subsp. ciliare in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory