Sherardia arvensis grows as an annual or biennial and grows only 5 to 20 centimeters tall. The flowering period can last from late spring to autumn. It is the only species of the genus Sherardia and belongs to the Rubiaceae family.
Popular name(s): Field-Madder, Blue Field-Madder, Herb-Sherard
Botanical name: Sherardia arvensis
Origin: Asia (West Asia, Caucasus), Europe, North Africa (Libya, Morocco) and as an introduced species also in Australia and some North American regions (distribution map).
Height: 5 to 20 centimeters
USDA zone: 5 (-9.4 °F/-23 °C)
Categories: Red & Pink Flowers | Wildflowers |