Galium concinnum Torr. & A. Gray
Common Name: SHINING BEDSTRAW
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Galium concinnum B. S. Walters

Deciduous forests, including beech-maple and oak-hickory; banks, floodplain forests along streams.

See comments under G. album, with which some specimens might be confused. An occasional specimen of G. boreale with very small leaves might be mistaken for G. concinnum, but the former has leaves all blunt-tipped and only 4 per whorl.

Locations

Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clinton County
Eaton County
Hillsdale County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Monroe County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2585.