Rubiaceae: a low growing creeping, annual with square stems. Found on arable and disturbed land. The flowers are 3-5mm across, pinkish, with 4 corolla lobes, in small heads, blooming from May-September. The leaves are narrow, oval and arranged in whorls of 4-6 along the stems. Widespread and rather common in the south of the country, but becoming scarce further north.
A red or rose dye can be obtained from the plant.
Succeeds in a sunny position in most soils, and does well in hot dry positions where it frequently self-sows. sow seeds in spring in situ.
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