Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Galium concinnum Torr. & A.Gray image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Rubiaceae
Galium concinnum Torr. & A.Gray
pretty bedstraw, shining bedstraw
Galium: from Greek word gala, "milk," and alluding to the fact that certain species were used to curdle milk
concinnum: concinnus for "skillfully put together; beautiful, elegant"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect to sprawling, perennial, 5"-24" tall forb, with many branches
Flower: white, 4-parted, 1/8" wide; inflorescence a 2-3 times-branched cluster either terminal or spreading from the leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:smooth
Leaf:whorls of 6 leaves on the main stem and whorls of 4 on the branches, mostly rough edged, linear, and sharply pointed
Habitat: dry; woods
(Glossary)

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