Flower of the Day: Shining Bedstraw (yet another LWF)

Galium concinnum; Rubiaceae (madder family)


I post this with some trepidation, as I’m not sure that I got the species right.  For sure it is a Galium of some sort.  If you’re walking along in the shady woods and see little clouds of white dots seeming to float a foot or two above the ground, you’re probably looking at a bedstraw.  This one has unusually tiny leaves.  The flowers are about a sixteenth of an inch across.


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