Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17861 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galium multiflorum Kellogg
Common name   shrubby bedstraw
R. Van Buren   1730  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 10 August 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality Zion National Park, Angels Landing Trail, Refrigerator Canyon.
     Elev.: 5600 ft. (1707 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 16'  32" N, 112° 57'  6" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S1. 


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

     Galium multiflorum Kellogg

     Galium bloomeri Gray
     Galium bloomeri var. hirsutum Gray
     Galium matthewsii var. scabridum Jepson
     Galium multiflorum var. hirsutum (Gray) Jepson

Common Name(s): manyflower bedstraw, shrubby bedstraw.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34892, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02347s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04457s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05678s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07867s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08426s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08429s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12931d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12931s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14031s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05697 Artemisia dracunculus      "tarragon" same section
17862 Brickellia microphylla      "little-leaf brickellbush" same section
17866 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
17864 Galium wrightii      "Wright's bedstraw" same section
17863 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
17867 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" same section
17865 Sphaeromeria ruthiae      "Zion rocky-tansy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Walters Wiggles (Trail) Washington County, UT 96 ft. N 5433  Temple of Sinawava 
Scout Lookout (Locale) Washington County, UT 615 ft. SE 4587  Temple of Sinawava 
Angels Landing Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1292 ft. S 4551  Temple of Sinawava 
Slickrock (Pillar) Washington County, UT 1716 ft. N 5722  Temple of Sinawava 
Cathedral Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1768 ft. W 6818  Temple of Sinawava 
Angels Landing (Summit) Washington County, UT 2330 ft. S 5702  Temple of Sinawava 
The Pulpit (Pillar) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. N 4465  Temple of Sinawava 
Refrigerator Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S   Temple of Sinawava 
Temple of Sinawava (Basin) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4413  Temple of Sinawava 
The Organ (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4393  Temple of Sinawava 
Telephone Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Temple of Sinawava 
Observation Point (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5988  Temple of Sinawava 
Big Bend (Bend) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 4354  Temple of Sinawava 
Mount Majestic (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 6723  Temple of Sinawava 
Hidden Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Springdale East 
Echo Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Temple of Sinawava 
Weeping Rock (Pillar) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5309  Temple of Sinawava 
Shelter Cabin (Locale) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NW 5994  Temple of Sinawava 
The Spearhead (Cape) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. S 5079  Temple of Sinawava 
Zion Stadium (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. N 5115  Temple of Sinawava 


Taxon Links for species Galium multiflorum  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:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit