Wild White Licorice; Forest Bedstraw
Galium circaezans / Madder Family
Height: 4" - 40"
My little "point and shoot" Sony just couldn't handle these tiny flowers! This plant has leaves in whorls of 4, a similar plant, Fragrant Bedstraw, has leaves in whorls of 6. This plant was growing at the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge in mid-May. The plant is in the Madder Family.
Where seen: University of Tennessee Arboretum