galium odoratum


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Related to galium odoratum: Asperula odorata
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sweet woodruff

sweet woodruff

20”, 50cm. Lies on the ground or is supported by other plants. Has round velcro-balls like burdock. White, 4-petal flowers joined together at base. Leaves also joined together in flat whorl. Has sweet perfumy smell and is used sometimes as a flavoring agent. Used for liver, cuts, wounds, diuretic, antispasmodic, blood purifier and tonic, cleanses kidney and bladder obstructions. Taking too much causes headaches. Very high doses can cause vertigo, paralysis or coma.
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26-47; Figura 5) dentro de un fondo floristico caracterizado por el dominio de especies meso-eutrofas tipicas de los bosques del orden Fagetalia sylvaticae (Acer pseudoplatanus, Daphne laureola, Euphorbia dulcis, Festuca altissima, Fraxinus excelsior, Galium odoratum, Lilium martagon, Melica uniflora, Mercurialis perennis, Milium effusum, Prunus avium, Ranunculus tuberosus, Sanicula europaea).
Saxifraga spathularis + + 3 1 + Luzula henriquesii 2 + 3 1 4 Galium odoratum .