Field Madder ( Sherardia arvensis )

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Family: Bedstraw Family Rubiaceae

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Hairy annual of arable land and disturbed ground. Widespread; rather common in the S but becoming scarce further N. Narrow, oval leaves in whorls of 4 to 6 along stems. Heads of pinkish flowers, each one 3­5mm across, appear May to September.