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Field Madder
 

 

Field Madder is another type of Bedstraw, but usually prostrate on the ground. The flowers are small, pink to purple, 4-petalled, in small clusters. Leaves in whorls around the stem.

Found on lime in grassy places and often (in my experience) along the margins of arable fields. Common in the south, increasingly rare further north, flowering from late spring to early autumn.

 

 

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