39. Goose Grass / Robin Run the Hedge / Cleavers

No 39
Common Name: Goose Grass / Robin Run The Hedge / Cleavers
Scientific Name: Galium aparine
Irish Name: Garbhlus
Family: Rubiaceae
Habitat: hedges, thickets, waste ground and gardens,
Uses: Robin-run-the-hedge aka Cleavers, goosegrass and Stickyback, much beloved by young geese, Herbal remedies for burns and wounds often contain Cleavers for its antiseptic effect.

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