Hi Dr. Hill!
I’ve found another tiny little plant I can’t identify and hope you can. I’m in east Richland County. It’s a very small vine-like plant growing up the lattice work for the deck. Leaves are reddish with shiny tiny black berries. I believe the leaves were green during the summer and I can’t remember seeing any blooms, but I’m sure it did. Shot today, 2-24-21.
beautiful photos! This is an interesting native plant called Galium bermudense, formerly called Galium hispidulum, the coastal bedstraw. The flowers are tiny, white, and have 4 petals. It is in the Rubiaceae, the Coffee Family. You can find out much more about it here: http://coastalplainplants.org/wiki/index.php/Galium_hispidulum
Dr. Steven Hill, Botanist, SCNPS