Cleavers growing over other plants in a hedge
 
 
Cluster of flowers, leaves stipules and bracts
 
 
Close-up of flowers - 4 petals, 4 stamens,
 
2 styles and 2 capitate stigmas
 
 
Cluster of fruits
 
 
Close-up of fruits and bristles
 
 
Close-up of fruits with hooked bristles
 
 
Whorl of leaves with bristles
 
 
Angled stem with bristles
 
 
Cleavers in February - one of the first plants to
 
grow in hedgerows at the beginning of the year