Tag: Galax

Galax or Beetleweed

Galax or Beetleweed [Galax urceolata] found in Gerton on a trail near the Eastern Continental Divide on 14 June 2013. It’s a member of theDiapensia (Diapensiaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 178-179, says that it grows in woods and lists it scientific name as Galax aphylla. USDA Plants Listing: https://plants.usda.gov/home/plantProfile?symbol=GAUR2