What is Galium asiaticum
Galium asiaticum(Galium verum var. asiaticum) is native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula, China and Russia ,and is perennial plant of the family Rubiaceae. There is a beard on the roots and it turns red. It grows naturally in the sunny grassland of Hokkaido - Kyushu. There are no spines in the stem, there are furs. Leaves are linear with short spines at the tip. From summer to autumn, many coniferous inflorescences are stretched from the tip of the stem and leaf axil and many small yellow flowers bloom. The flowers will be split and flat.
Generic name: Galium asiaticum, Scientific name: Galium verum var. Asiaticum, aka Takane no kawaramatsuba, yellow spring bedstraw, origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, Russia, Habitat distribution: Hokkaido ~ Kyushu, Environment: sunny grassland, life type: perennial plant, plant length: 50 ~ 120 cm, leaf shape: linear, leaf order: Flower color: yellow, flowering period: 4 to August, fruit diameter: 0.1 cm, fruit period: 5 to 10 months, medicinal efficacy.