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Common Woodruff - a native (Asperula conferta)

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Family: Rubiaceae (Coprosma, bedstraw family).

Native of Eastern Australia.

Occurrence: Scattered.


Similar species: It resembles bedstraws. It differs in the more conspicuous white flowers which have a distinct floral tube.

Name: Asperula: from the Latin asper: rough.

Photos 1,2,3: Common Woodruff Lewis Rd Walmer, Mt Alexander, Terrick Terrick.