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Woodruff


The only member of the bedstraw family found in woodland settings, mainly on lime soils.


 

 

Common Name Woodruff
Alternative Name(s) Sweet Woodruff
Scientific Name Galium odoratum
Species Group Bedstraw Family Rubiaceae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Bedstraw family - Rubiaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group White
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
Preferred Environment
Look for Carpet of white flowers each on individual plants with a single stem
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Bedstraw Family Rubiaceae