Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14031 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galium multiflorum Kellogg
Common name   shrubby bedstraw
S. Hegji   19  
   with R. Fitts
Coll. Date 20 May 2010 
United States
Uintah County
Locality exposed rocky ridgeline on Weaver Ridge;
     Elev.: 6330 ft. (1930 m.)
Habitat Notes shale; juniper and pinyon. 
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 39° 57'  22.4" N, 109° 5'  32.9" 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.


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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14031s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 04457s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05678s1.jpg 
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.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 2453 ft. NE
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.3 mi. NW
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.3 mi. NW
15963 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
15964 Astragalus lutosus      "Dragon milkvetch" 2938 ft. E
06766 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 1.3 mi. SE
06762 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.3 mi. SE
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 2645 ft. NE
06772 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 1.3 mi. SE
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" same section
15981 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 2912 ft. NE
06770 Cryptantha wetherillii      "Wetherill's cat's eye" 1.3 mi. SE
06763 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.3 mi. SE
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
15972 Eriogonum ovalifolium      "cushion wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. NW
06771 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.3 mi. SE
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     1.5 mi. NW
06769 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.3 mi. SE
06764 Lappula occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western stickseed" 1.3 mi. SE
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" 1.5 mi. NW
06765 Mirabilis alipes      "winged four o'clock" 1.3 mi. SE
15966 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" same section
06761 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. mucronatus  1.3 mi. SE
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" same section
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2936 ft. NE
15965 Phlox muscoides      "moss phlox" same section
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" same section
06767 Poa glauca      "Greenland bluegrass" 1.6 mi. S
06768 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.3 mi. SE
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2936 ft. NE
15962 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1 mi. SE
06773 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.3 mi. SE
15961 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.3 mi. SW
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. NW
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 2458 ft. NE
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" 1.5 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 5.8 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Watson (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 6.2 mi. SW 5404  Southam Canyon 


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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