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An evergreen perennial plant (Galax urceolata) of the eastern United States, having a rosette of glossy, heart-shaped leaves and tall spikelike racemes of small white flowers. Also called beetleweed.
[New Latin Galax, genus name, ultimately from Greek gala, galakt-, milk; see galaxy.]
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(Plants) an evergreen flowering plant of the family Diapensiaceae, native to south-eastern parts of North America
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a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers.
[1745–55; < New Latin < Greek gál(a) milk + Latin -āx n. suffix]
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|Noun||1.||galax - 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|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Galax - evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
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