Cleavers (Galium aparine)

Cleavers (Galium aparine)

Observation - Cleavers (Galium aparine) - UK and Ireland. Description: More uninvited garden guests. The early leaves are rounded but the later ones are linear and covered in small hooks (hence the local common name Sticky willy. The hooks on the fruits are used as a method of seed distribution.

More uninvited garden guests. The early leaves are rounded but the later ones are linear and covered in small hooks (hence the local common name "Sticky willy". The hooks on the fruits are used as a method of seed distribution.