Photographs: Barley Cove, Co.Cork
Panicles of small golden-yellow flowers on 4-angled stems.
8-12 narrow, pointed leaves in whorls up stems, single-veined. Hairless.
Creeping stems at base. Hairless black fruit.
Common throughout Ireland on dunes, grassland, coastal road banks.
Similar: Hybrids with Hedge Bedstraw have pale yellow flowers.