catchweed bedstraw

Galium aparine

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Galium aparine, ('aparine' from Greek 'apairo' - “lay hold of” or “seize”) with many common names including cleavers, clivers, "bort", bedstraw, goosegrass, catchweed, stickyweed, stickybud, robin-run-the-hedge, sticky willy, sticky willow, stickyjack, stickeljack, and grip grass, is a herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae.

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  1. (c) Laura Breeden, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/18044770
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galium_aparine

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