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Slender bedstraw

Galium normanii

Description:

The Slender bedstraw is one of several plants in the genus Galium found in Iceland. These can be differentiated by the number of leafs per whorl around the stem; for Galium normanii there are at least 6, often 8 leaves per whorl.

Habitat:

Gravel plain. At Lónsöræfi, a wilderness area in south-east Iceland. Last shot shows the habitat.

Notes:

A small trailing plant (5-12 cm high) with tiny flowers. In Iceland flowers in June

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4 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks Suzanne. I like to show some habitat with plant spottings, especially if it's unusual.

suzmonk
suzmonk 9 years ago

Nice ... I like that you pulled all the way back for a big "environment" shot at the end.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Thanks surekha!

surekha
surekha 9 years ago

Pretty flowers and lovely series, Daniele!

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Iceland

Spotted on Jun 23, 2013
Submitted on Aug 29, 2013

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