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Gerard says it has no medicinal use, but that the yellow bedstraw is used as rennet to curdle milk to make cheese.
Gerard, J. (1975). The Herbal or General History of Plants. New York: Fascimile Dover Publications Inc .


Possibly toxic
Professor Anthony Dayan, 2022

Galium verum L.

Genus: Galium
Species: verum L.
Common names: Lady's bedstraw
Distribution summary: Africa, Europe, temperate Asia
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H7 - Very hardy
Habitat: Wasteland and roadsides
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Europe & Middle East (J), Plane tree bed (P)
Flowering months: July, August

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