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Galium asprellum

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Rubioideae
Tribus: Rubieae
Genus: Galium
Species: Galium asprellum
Name

Galium asprellum Michx.
References

Fl. bor.-amer. 1:78. 1803
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Galium asprellum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Galium asprellum, the rough bedstraw, is a plant species in the family Rubiaceae. It native to eastern Canada and northeastern United States, from North Carolina and Tennessee north to Minnesota, Ontario and Newfoundland.[1] It is considered a noxious weed in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont, and is abundantly common in the other New England states and in sections of the Great Lakes region.[2][3] It is a perennial herb.[4] Leaves are simple with three or more leaves per node. Flowers have four petals and are white in color.[5]
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Biota of North America Program
USDA Plants Profile
"Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - The University of Texas at Austin". www.wildflower.org.
"Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw): Go Botany". gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org.

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