Family: Bedstraw [Rubiaceae]


Asperula

Coprosma

Crucianella

Cruciata

Galium

Nertera

Phuopsis

Rubia

Sherardia



[GALIUM] Bedstraws

The genus Galium derives from the Greek γαλα meaning 'milk' - some species were used to curdle milk in the making of cheese.

 

[Galium]
BEDSTRAW HYBRID CHART
[Galium]
BEDSTRAW
HYBRIDS
BSBI MAPS
Hedge
Bedstraw

(mollugo)
Heath
Bedstraw

(saxatile)
Limestone
Bedstraw

(sterneri)
Lady's
Bedstraw

(verum)
Lady's
Bedstraw

(verum)
Galium
×
pomeranicum
   
Limestone
Bedstraw

(sterneri)
  saxatile
×
sterneri
 
Heath
Bedstraw

(saxatile)
  saxatile
×
sterneri
 
Hedge
Bedstraw

(mollugo)
    Galium
×
pomeranicum

Galium SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Galium album) Hedge Bedstraw
(Galium aparine) Cleavers
(Galium boreale) Northern Bedstraw
(Galium constrictum) Slender Marsh-bedstraw
(Galium mollugo subsp. mollugo) Hedge Bedstraw
(Galium mollugo subsp. erectum) Hedge Bedstraw
(Galium murale) Yellow Wall Bedstraw
(Galium odoratum) Woodruff
(Galium palustre) Marsh-bedstraw
(Galium palustre subsp. elongatum) Great Marsh-bedstraw
(Galium palustre subsp. palustre) Common Marsh-bedstraw
(Galium parisiense) Wall Bedstraw
(Galium pumilum) Slender Bedstraw
(Galium spurium) False Cleavers
(Galium tricornutum) Corn Cleavers
(Galium uliginosum) Fen Bedstraw
(Galium verrucosum) Warty Bedstraw

Lady's Bedstraw. (Galium verum) Photo: © RWD

Woodruff (Galium odoratum) Photo: © RWD

Limestone Bedstraw (Galium sterneri) Photo: © RWD

Heath Bedstraw (Galium saxatile) Photo: © RWD

Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre) Photo: © RWD

Cleavers (Galium aparine) Photo: © RWD



[SHERADIA] Field Madder

Field Madder. (Sherardia arvensis) Photo: © RWD



[CRUCIATA] Crosswort

Crosswort (Cruciata laevipes) Photo: © RWD



[ASPERULA] Woodruffs

Squinancywort (Asperula cynanchica) Photo: © RWD

Family: Bedstraw [Rubiaceae]

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