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WILD MADDER Rubia peregrina (Rubiaceae) Height to 1m<br />
Straggly, bedstraw-like perennial; 4-angled stems have backward-pointing bristles on the angles. Grows in hedgerows and scrub and mainly coastal. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across, yellowish green and 5-lobed; in small clusters arising from leaf axils (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are black, spherical berries. LEAVES are dark green, shiny and leathery with prickles on the margins and midrib below. STATUS-Local, mainly coastal and in S.
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WILD MADDER Rubia peregrina (Rubiaceae) Height to 1m
Straggly, bedstraw-like perennial; 4-angled stems have backward-pointing bristles on the angles. Grows in hedgerows and scrub and mainly coastal. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across, yellowish green and 5-lobed; in small clusters arising from leaf axils (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are black, spherical berries. LEAVES are dark green, shiny and leathery with prickles on the margins and midrib below. STATUS-Local, mainly coastal and in S.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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