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gal·i·um aparine

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  1. cleavers, clivers, goose grass, catchweed, spring cleavers, Galium aparinenoun

    annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia


  1. Galium aparine

    Galium aparine ('aparine' from Greek 'apairo' [απαίρω < από «from» + αίρω «pull to lift»] – "lay hold of" or "seize") with many common names including cleavers, clivers, bedstraw, goosegrass, catchweed, stickyweed, sticky bob, stickybud, stickyback, robin-run-the-hedge, sticky willy, sticky willow, stickyjack, stickeljack, grip grass and velcro plant, is a herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae.


  1. galium aparine

    Galium aparine, commonly known as cleavers, is a type of fast-growing annual plant belonging to the Rubiaceae family. It tends to be found in hedges and woods, as well as along river banks and in spaces where the ground is disturbed. The plant is characterized by small greenish-white flowers, rough leaves that grow outwards in all directions, and tiny hooked bristles covering its stems and seed pods which help it cling to other plants and objects. Known for its medicinal properties, it is often used in herbal medicine to treat a variety of ailments including kidney stones, skin conditions, and lymphatic system issues.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galium aparine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galium aparine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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