FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Galium boreale, Galium verum, Lady's Bedstraw, Gulmaðra

Galium verum; A common sight during summer on Iceland is the Lady's Bedstraw. This yellow-flowered herb with whorled leaves is easily recognized by any layman. It grows on all dryer soils except for the most unforgiving highlands of central Iceland.
It is a member of the Madder family (Rubiaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Gulmaðra.

A brief introduction to Iceland plants
Text & Photographs by Dick Vuijk
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Remaining miscellaneous dicotyledons

Remaining miscellaneous dicotyledons

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Natural History of Iceland Site  in Dutch

Natural History of Iceland Site  Dutch