Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17868 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galium multiflorum Kellogg
Common name   shrubby bedstraw
R. Van Buren   1737  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 10 August 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality Zion National Park, Zion Overlook, Pine Creek Canyon.
     Elev.: 5210 ft. (1588 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 12'  52.9" N, 112° 56'  22.4" 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: L5S2. 


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 
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specimen image: 07867s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08426s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08429s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12931d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05146 Asplenium resiliens      "blackstem spleenwort" 49 ft. E
17870 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
06048 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" 941 ft. SE
06046 Chrysopsis jonesii      "Jones' goldenaster" 941 ft. SE
17873 Chrysopsis villosa      "hairy goldenaster" same section
17872 Chrysothamnus       "rabbitbrush" same section
05692 Dichanthelium oligosanthes      "Heller's rosette grass" 2186 ft. W
05155 Dryopteris filix-mas      "male-fern" 49 ft. E
06541 Erigeron bellidiastrum      "Clear Creek fleabane" same section
17871 Muhlenbergia       "muhly" same section
06045 Pellaea glabella      "smooth cliff brake" 941 ft. SE
05147 Pellaea truncata      "spiny cliff brake" 49 ft. E
06042 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 941 ft. SE
17869 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
06044 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 941 ft. SE
06047 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" 941 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Gifford Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 807 ft. S   Springdale East 
Pine Creek Gorge (Basin) Washington County, UT 922 ft. SW 5171  Springdale East 
Clear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1259 ft. E   Clear Creek Mountain 
Canyon Overlook Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1341 ft. W 5909  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook (Locale) Washington County, UT 1341 ft. W 5909  Springdale East 
The Great Arch (Arch) Washington County, UT 1489 ft. W 5207  Springdale East 
Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel (Tunnel) Washington County, UT 2229 ft. SW 5233  Springdale East 
The East Temple (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 7737  Springdale East 
Hepworth Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Springdale East 
Twin Brothers (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 6841  Springdale East 
Deertrap Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6503  Springdale East 
Mountain of the Sun (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6651  Springdale East 
Mount Spry (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5588  Springdale East 
Bridge Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 6569  Springdale East 
Wylie Retreat (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 5725  Springdale East 
Court of the Patriarchs (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Springdale East 
Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Springdale East 
Sand Bench Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 4413  Springdale East 
Virgin River Bridge (Bridge) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 4023  Springdale East 
Mount Moroni (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4797  Springdale East 


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

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