Ladys Bedstraw (Galium verum) wildflower
This medium height flower reaches 10-30 cm in height and has a stem surrounded by clusters br>of bright yellow flowers. You can expect to see this in flower from June to September time. br>Some alternative names for Lady’s Bedstraw include creeping Jenny, ladies’ tresses and yellow bedstraw. Lady’s Bedstraw was once used as a substitute in cheese making. The yellow flower gave the cheese a rich colour and its honey scent when fresh led to its use by shepherds in Tuscany to give sheep’s and goat’s cheese a sweeter taste.
This is a weakly stemmed, sprawling species, when cut is has a notable sweet smell.