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*Galium odoratum (Linnaeus) Scopoli. Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Commonly cultivated, rarely escaped or persistent, rarely along railroad tracks. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Other Comments: Used fresh as a flavoring for May-wine (Maiwein).

Synonymy: = C, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Stace (2010); = Asperula odorata L. – F, G; = n/a – RAB

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