Scientific Name: Galium aparine

Common Name: stickywilly

Other Common Names: catchweed bedstraw, bedstraw, cleavers, cleaverwort, scarthgrass, white hedge

Synonyms: Galium agreste var. echinospermum, Galium aparine ssp. Spurium, Galium aparine var. echinospermum, Galium aparine var. intermedium, Galium aparine var. minor, Galium aparine var. vaillantii, Galium spurium, Galium vaillantii

  • Life cycle: perennial

  • Milky sap: Not Present

  • Plant type: Herb

  • Thorns: Not Present

  • Plant family: Rubiaceae

  • Leaf arrangement: whorled;

  • Leaf shape: lance;

  • Ochrea: Not Present;

  • Leaf margin: entire;

  • Stem hairs: has hairs;

  • Flower color: white;

  • Growth habit: vine;

  • Stem: square or multi-edged;

  • Leaf structure: simple;

  • Leaf hairs: has hairs;

  • Flower symmetry: radial symmetry;

  • Flower diameter: pencil;

  • Root structure: taproot;

  • Leaf stalk: none;