Latin name: Galium angustifolium Nutt. ssp. gracillimum Dempster & Stebb.
Pronunciation: GAY-lee-um an-gus-ti-FO-lee-um gras-IL-i-mum
Common name: Slender bedstraw
Family: Rubiaceae (Madder)
Habitat: Shaded places among granite boulders in canyons, on outcrops to 5000’, San Bernadino Mts, eastern  San Jacinto Mts, desert mountains, Colorado Desert
Blooming period: April to July
Name derivations: 1) Galium 2) angustifolium 3) gracillimum