- Scientific Name: Galium aparine L.
- Common name(s): cleavers, clivers, goosegrass, kisses, stickyweed, stickybud, sticky willy
- Conservation Status: Not threatened - this species is widespread and often considered a weed.
- Habitat: Common in hedgerows and field margins, native on scree slopes and shingle, and as a weed in gardens and wasteland.
- Key Uses: The whole plant is edible, though not particularly tasty; it is also reputed to have a number of medicinal properties.
- Known hazards: The sap and hooked hairs (which are bristly to touch) can cause contact dermatitis.
Some of the Medicinal Uses: http://www.altnature.com/gallery/cleavers.htm