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Lady's Bedstraw (Ladys Bedstraw, Yellow Bedstraw)

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  • Common Name: Lady's Bedstraw (Ladys Bedstraw, Yellow Bedstraw)
  • Latin Name: Galium verum
  • Family Name: Rubiaceae
Lady's Bedstraw is related to Goose Grass/Cleavers (Galium aparine), and is another plant that soaks up nitrogen from the soil.  It also has diuretic properties and if offered as part of a tortoise's diet it should be grown on poor soil and only offered occasionally, if at all.
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