Definitions for galium verum
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yellow bedstraw, yellow cleavers, Our Lady's bedstraw, Galium verum(noun)
common yellow-flowered perennial bedstraw; North America and Europe and Asia
Galium verum is a herbaceous perennial plant of the family Rubiaceae, native to Europe and Asia. It is a low scrambling plant, with the stems growing to 60–120 centimetres long, frequently rooting where they touch the ground. The leaves are 1–3 cm long and 2 millimetres broad, shiny dark green, hairy underneath, borne in whorls of 8–12. The flowers are 2–3 mm in diameter, yellow, and produced in dense clusters. This species is sometimes confused with Galium odoratum, a species with traditional culinary uses.
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