Field Madder - Sherardia arvensis Field Madder - Sherardia arvensis
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Herb: Field Madder


Latin name: Sherardia arvensis


Family: Rubiaceae (Madder Family)



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
May to
October

Habitat of Field Madder:

Bare and cultivated ground, arable fields and waste places throughout Britain, ascending to 350 metres in Scotland.

Other uses of the herb:

A red or rose dye can be obtained from the plant.

Propagation of Field Madder:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

Bare and cultivated ground, arable fields and waste places throughout Britain, ascending to 350 metres in Scotland.

Medicinal use of Field Madder:

None known

Known hazards of Sherardia arvensis:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.