Asperula tinctoria

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Asperula tinctoria
Asperula tinctoria in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Asperula
Species: A. tinctoria
Binomial name
Asperula tinctoria

Asperula tinctoria is a plant in the family Rubiaceae, a native of Europe and of Siberia. The root is used in Dalmatia and elsewhere instead of madder, but is less productive. A vernacular name is dyer's woodruff.