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Photographer: Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org
Taken: May 13, 2005
Caption: Galax Urceolata—Galax Leaf
Additional Description: From Wikipedia entry: Galax
(Wandplant, Wandflower, or Beetleweed) is a genus in the flowering plant family Diapensiaceae, containing a single species, Galax urceolata
(syn. G. rotundifolia, G. aphylla
). It is native to the southeastern United States from Massachusetts and New York south to northern Alabama, growing mainly in the Appalachian Mountains at altitudes of up to 1,500 m, where it grows in shaded places in forests. . . . The leaves are often harvested for the floristry industry. . . (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)
Submitted: June 3, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p243414
File Size: 0.266 Megabytes
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