Galium verum L.
Family: Rubiaceae
yellow bedstraw,  more...
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Flora.cyberia  
Etymology: Galium: from Greek word gala, "milk," and alluding to the fact that certain species were used to curdle milk
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-2' tall forb; stems clustered, 4 rounded angles, usually finely fuzzy
Leaves: whorls of 8-12, linear, sharply pointed
Flowers: yellow, 4-parted; inflorescence a showy, large, branched cluster (cyme-like panicle); blooms June-Sept.
Fruits: smooth
Habitat: dry; disturbed
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Kurt Stüber  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Kurt Stüber  
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