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Woodruff
Rubiaceae
Galium odoratum


gardengeek
gardengeek
Flower Petal # 4
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Color 2    
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Herb

Rubiaceae Family

Galium Genus

Location

Utah


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Euasterids I
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General Information

  Woodruff Woodruff
Woodruff
White Flower Clusters



The dried plant is used in pot-pourri and as a moth deterrent. It is also used, mainly in Germany, to flavor May wine



Littlw White Four Petalled Flowers




Littlw White Four Petalled Flowers




Littlw White Four Petalled Flowers


Comment: Woodruff, Galium odoratum

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gardengeek
gardengeek
June 20, 2010
I found it in Big Cottonwood Canyon, in Salt Lake City, Utah. I'm not sure if it is native or not.

Thunder
Thunder
June 20, 2010
In Utah? or western Colorado? I never saw this in Colorado on the eastern side of Wolf Creek Pass. Will see if I can find it somehow!
gardengeek
gardengeek
June 20, 2010
It was growing wild out in the mountains.

Thunder
Thunder
June 20, 2010
Very striking flower...where did you find it?

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