Identifying Weeds: Cleavers (goosegrass) (Galium aparine)

Cleavers (goosegrass)

(Galium aparine)

Height x spread: 15-120 x 15-120cm (6-48 x 6-48 in).

Leaves: Soft green, narrow, ‘sticky’, 1-5cm (½-2 in) long.

Flowers: Insignificant.

Other features: Scrambling habit; can smother others, clinging by hooks on stems and leaves. Fruits are bristly, globular burrs — stick to clothing and fur. Annual.

cleavers - galium aparine

21. July 2011 by admin
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