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Taxon: Galium aparine L.

Genus: Galium
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Rubioideae tribe: Rubieae.
Nomen number: 103276
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:108. "Aparina"; 2: errata. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2008
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • catchweed bedstraw   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • cleavers   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • goose-grass   (Source: Wagstaff ) – English
  • small goose-grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • stickywilly   (Source: Native Pl Database ) – English
  • gaillet gratteron   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • amor-de-hortelã   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-pegavosa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pega-pega   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • snärjmåra   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized weed

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7.
  • Dempster, L. T. 1977. The genus Galium (Rubiaceae) in Mexico and Central America. Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 73:21.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Navas-Bustamante, L. E. 1973–1979. Flora de la cuenca de Santiago de Chile.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource).
  • Wagstaff, D. J. 2008. International poisonous plants checklist: an evidence-based reference.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
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