Thursday, 9 June 2011

Galium mollugo L.


Latin name: Gallium molugo L.
Familia: Rubiaceae
Croatian name: Livadna broćika
English name: Hedge Bedstraw

A floppy, scrambling perennial, with smooth square stems. Up to 1 m high, markedly swollen at the whorls of 6-8 one-veined leaves. Flowers white, small, in terminal clusters. 
Widespread and common in grassland and meadows.


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