Galax urceolata


Galax urceolata
noun
tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
Syn: ↑galax, ↑galaxy, ↑wandflower, ↑beetleweed, ↑coltsfoot
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Galax

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  • Galax urceolata — ID 36107 Symbol Key GAUR2 Common Name beetleweed Family Diapensiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, GA, KY, MA, NC, NY, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt — Symbol GAUR2 Common Name beetleweed Botanical Family Diapensiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt — Symbol GAUR2 Common Name beetleweed Botanical Family Diapensiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Galax — Taxobox name = Galax regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Diapensiaceae genus = Galax Sims species = G. urceolata binomial = Galax urceolata binomial authority = (Poir.) Brummit Galax… …   Wikipedia

  • Galax —   Galax …   Wikipedia Español

  • galax — noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall • Syn: ↑galaxy, ↑wandflower, ↑beetleweed, ↑coltsfoot, ↑Galax urceolata •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • galax — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1753 an evergreen herb (Galax urceolata syn. G. aphylla of the order Diapensiales) of the southeastern United States that has glossy leaves and is related to the heaths (order Ericales) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • galax — /gay laks/, n. a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded, evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers. Also called beetleweed. [1745 55; < NL < Gk gál(a) milk + L ax n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • galax — ga•lax [[t]ˈgeɪ læks[/t]] n. pln a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers • Etymology: 1745–55; < NL < Gk gál(a) milk + L āx n. suffix …   From formal English to slang

  • genus Galax — noun evergreen herbs of southeastern United States • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Diapensiaceae, ↑family Diapensiaceae, ↑diapensia family • Member Meronyms: ↑galax, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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