Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09664 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galium boreale L.
Common name   northern bedstraw
J.G. Harris   3546  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 18 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  British Columbia.  
Locality Dease, near baseball field. 
Elev.: 2657 ft. (810 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed areas. 
Latitude Longitude 58° 26'  21" N, 129° 59'  18" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Galium circaezans var. circaezans Michx.

     Galium bermudense L. p.p.
     Galium boreale sensu Walt., non L.
     Galium boreale var. hyssopifolium (Hoffmann) DC.
     Galium boreale var. intermedium DC.
     Galium boreale var. linearifolium Rydb.
     Galium boreale var. scabrum DC.
     Galium boreale ssp. septentrionale (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Hara
     Galium boreale ssp. septentrionale (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Iltis
     Galium boreale var. typicum G. Beck
     Galium brachiatum sensu Muhl., non Pursh
     Galium circaeoides Roemer & J.A. Schultes
     Galium circaezans var. glabellum Britt.
     Galium circaezans var. glabrum Britt.
     Galium circaezans var. typicum Fern.
     Galium rotundifolium var. circaezans (Michx.) Kuntze

Common Name(s): licorice bedstraw, northern bedstraw.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528209, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Rubiales
                                Family: Rubiaceae
                                    Genus: Galium
                                        Species: Galium circaezans
                                            Variety: Galium circaezans var. circaezans


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09664s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05143s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05194s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07710s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08759s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09666 Botrychium boreale  ssp. obtusilobum  same section
09668 Fragaria virginiana  ssp. glauca   "mountain strawberry" same section
09665 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
09667 Parnassia palustris  var. neogaea  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Galium boreale  L.

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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