Lady's Bedstraw - Galium verum
Usually less than 30 cm tall and rather sprawling. Stoloniferous. Stems rounded with four rows of hairs. Leaves dark green, shiny in whorls of 8 to 12. Flowers golden yellow 2 to 3 mm in dense golden panicle.
Grassland, hedgebanks and roadside verges, etc.
June to September.
Commonand widespread in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 520 of the 617 tetrads
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