Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14463 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RubiaceaeRubiaceaeRubiaceae  
Species Galium stellatum Kellogg
Common name   starry bedstraw
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1141  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 06 April 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, Virgin River Gorge, The Narrows, ca. 1 mile E of the mouth, S side of I-15;
     Elev.: 1981 ft. (604 m.)
Habitat Notes on a limestone outcrop; 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 36° 54'  56.23" N, 113° 50'  42.26" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L6S3. 

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Galium stellatum Kellogg

Common Name(s): starry bedstraw.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34927, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Rubiales
                                Family: Rubiaceae
                                    Genus: Galium
                                        Species: Galium stellatum
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03685s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 1.1 mi. NW
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1.1 mi. NW
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" 1.3 mi. NW
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NW
14461 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" same section
11532 Eucnide urens      "desert stingbush" 352 ft. NE
11400 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 1.3 mi. NW
14462 Penstemon petiolatus      "Sheep Range beardtongue" same section
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     1.3 mi. NW
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" 1.1 mi. NW
14601 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" 1.3 mi. NW

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.1 mi. W   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.2 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. NE   Mount Bangs 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.7 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. SE 4062  Mount Bangs 
Beaver Dam Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.4 mi. W   Pine Park 
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. W   Pine Park 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Frehner Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 5.3 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 
Boulder Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 

Links

Taxon Links for species Galium stellatum  Kellogg

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Galium+stellatum

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