Galium latifolium

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusGalium
SpeciesGalium latifolium Michx.
Common Namepurple bedstraw
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.0
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Knott (KY), Letcher (KY), Madison (KY), Whitley (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100655073 Letcher Kentucky 04 Jun 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
170
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655131 Harlan Kentucky 18 Jul 2005 Amy V. McIntosh & Bob Allen
1200
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655057 Madison Kentucky 30 May 1982 David D. Taylor
1500
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655099 Harlan Kentucky 06 Aug 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8576
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655065 Letcher Kentucky 06 Jul 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
281
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655107 Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
457
EKY
Galium latifolium
BEREA021471 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Galium latifolium
BEREA021472 Whitley Kentucky
BEREA
Galium latifolium
N/A Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU005027 Johnson Tennessee 08 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU007712 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Aug 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU007718 Unicoi Tennessee 28 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU007715 Unicoi Tennessee 27 Aug 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU007713 Unicoi Tennessee 14 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
ETSU007716 Unicoi Tennessee 04 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
31234100655123 Harlan Kentucky 26 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
519
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655115 Harlan Kentucky 29 May 1993 Bryce D. Fields
375
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655081 Knott Kentucky 15 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2328
EKY
Galium latifolium
31234100655149 Bell Kentucky 28 Aug 1988 Ralph L. Thompson
88-2114
EKY
Galium latifolium
BEREA021475 Campbell Tennessee
BEREA
Galium latifolium
BEREA021474 Campbell Tennessee
BEREA
Galium latifolium
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 30 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204517 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204515 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204519 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204528 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204535 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204537 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204516 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204524 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204520 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204518 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204525 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204513 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204530 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204538 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204531 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204532 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204512 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204536 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204533 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204539 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204522 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204514 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204521 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204529 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204534 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0205247 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204523 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204527 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
APSC0004277 Scott Tennessee 19 Jul 1937 A.J. Sharp and S.A. Cain
s.n.
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0004274 Campbell Tennessee 16 Aug 2011 Aaron Floden
1711
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0004278 Carter Tennessee 19 Jul 1964 Wayne Chester & Ken Rogers
276
APSC
Galium latifolium
N/A Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0244935 Claiborne Tennessee 16 Aug 2011 Aaron Floden
1711
TENN
Galium latifolium
UCHT027032 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT034986 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT027035 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT027030 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT027031 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT027033 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
UCHT027034 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204526 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204511 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
TENN-V-0204540 White Tennessee
TENN
Galium latifolium
APSC0004279 Bledsoe Tennessee 06 Jul 1969 Dr. & Mrs. A.J. Sharp, Gary Morton, Ken E. Rogers, frank D. Bowers
43829
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0106421 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0087652 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0106420 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Galium latifolium
APSC0106422 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Galium latifolium
UCHT027036 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Galium latifolium
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