Galium asprellum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusGalium
Species:Galium asprellum Michx.
Common NameRough Bedstraw
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: whorled; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 2; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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

SynonymFull Citation
Galium micranthum Galium micranthum

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: Powell (KY), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1952 - 1998

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100657087 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark
22091
EKY
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204367 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204366 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
APSC0004259 Johnson Tennessee 26 Jul 1952 FH Barclay
108 B
APSC
Galium asprellum
HTTU015520 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Galium asprellum
HTTU015518 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Galium asprellum
HTTU015517 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Galium asprellum
MTSU017848 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Apr 1985 Fred Hardy
48
MTSU
Galium asprellum
MTSU017847 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Apr 1998 Stephan Hannah
MTSU
Galium asprellum
ETSU008773 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Galium asprellum
31234100657103 Johnson Tennessee 29 Jun 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-122
EKY
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204369 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204365 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204364 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
TENN-V-0204368 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Galium asprellum
HTTU015521 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Galium asprellum
HTTU015516 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Galium asprellum
UCHT027009 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Galium asprellum
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Plant Photos

Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes
Galium asprellum - Dwayne Estes