157344 Hedge Bedstraw - Galiium mollugo. Height to 1.5m. Scrambling perennial with smooth, square stems. Found in hedgerows and dry, grassy places, typically on base-rich soils. FLOWERS are 3mm across, white and 4-petalled; borne in large, frothy clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are wrinkled, hairless nutlets. LEAVES are oval, 1-veined, bristle-tipped and have forward-pointing bristles on the margins. STATUS-Widespread and fairly common, except in the N; absent from Ireland.