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Ladys bedstraw (gallium verum)
A herb found in the wild, with masses of tiny yellow flowers that smell of honey when fresh, and new-mown hay when dried. Plants are to be found in grassy meadows, and flower between June and September. The five-petalled flowers make a delicious, honey-flavoured tea.
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