crosswort


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crosswort

(ˈkrɒsˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) a herbaceous perennial Eurasian rubiaceous plant, Galium cruciata, with pale yellow flowers and whorls of hairy leaves. Also called: mugwort
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They called in horticulturist Alan Down who identified an Iranian Caucasian Crosswort as the culprit.
The spread of rainwater nearby allows the growth of other typical species, such as field wormwood (Artemisia campestris), crosswort (Crucianella maritima), and everlasting (Helichrysum stoechas).