Cleavers (Galium aparine)


Family: Rubiaceae Bedstraw

Sprawling annual of disturbed ground. Widespread and common. Backward-pointing prickles secure plant in its scrambling progress through vegetation. Leaves in whorls of 6 to 8. Tiny white flowers appear May to September. Fruits with hooked bristles. Height up to 1.5m

Aka " Goose grass"

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