Galium asprellum Michx.
Common Name: ROUGH BEDSTRAW
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Vine

Sprawling over and clinging to other plants in wet thickets, cedar swamps, borders of rivers and streams, marshes and wet meadows; clearings and disturbed moist ground.

A rough, clambering plant, rather variable and some individuals smoother than others. Rarely the ovaries and fruit are partly covered with very short appressed spicules (sometimes ± hooked).

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Antrim County
Baraga County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 17, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2581.