Catchweed bedstraw, Galium aparine L., native
Common names: Stickywilly, cleavers
- a dicot in the Rubiaceae family -
~ annual herb ~
bedstraw blooms in late March and April
Common in  shady areas along the Grapevine and Rose Trails in springtime.
Notice the textured leaves - each light colored spot is a hook type structure
that gives the plant a "sticky" feel. - modern herbal information on bedstraw

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