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Rubia peregrina (Wild Madder)

Synonyms: Galium peregrinum; Rubia anglica; Rubia angustifolia; Rubia angustifolia var. requienii; Rubia aucheri; Rubia barcinonensis; Rubia bocconii; Rubia clementii; Rubia dalmatica; Rubia erratica; Rubia fontqueri; Rubia grandifolia; Rubia linearifolia; Rubia longifolia; Rubia lucida; Rubia peregrina subsp. longifolia; Rubia peregrina subsp. requienii; Rubia peregrina var. angustifolia; Rubia peregrina var. dalmatica; Rubia peregrina var. intermedia; Rubia peregrina var. latifolia; Rubia peregrina var. longifolia; Rubia peregrina var. lucida; Rubia peregrina var. requienii; Rubia peregrina var. rotundifolia; Rubia peregrina var. splendens; Rubia reiseri; Rubia requienii; Rubia splendens

Wikipedia Abstract

Rubia peregrina, the common wild madder, is a herbaceous perennial plant species belonging to the bedstraw and coffee family Rubiaceae.
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Height [1]  3.9 inches (0.1 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mixed Sun/Shade
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Intermediate
Soil Moisture [2]  Mostly Dry
Dispersal Mode [3]  Endozoochory, Zoochory
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [4]  Shrub
Usage [1]  A red dye is obtained from the roots;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bosco Nordio 388 Italy  
Colli Euganei - Monte Lozzo - Monte Ricco 37303 Italy  
Lido di Venezia: biotopi litoranei 410 Italy  
Luberon Regional Nature Park V 406572 France  
Parco Del Somma-Vesuvio e Miglio D'Oro National Park II 33648 Italy
Reserva de la Biosfera de Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve V 1777 Spain  
Valle Vecchia - Zumelle - Valli di Bibione 5162 Italy  


Acherontia atropos (Death's-head hawk moth)[5]
Dysaphis pyri[5]
Eriophyes rubiae <Unverified Name>[5]
Erithacus rubecula (European Robin)[6]
Hyles gallii (Bedstraw Hawk-Moth)[5]
Macroglossum stellatarum (Hummingbird Hawk-Moth)[7]
Mecyna asinalis[5]
Mycosphaerella peregrina[8]
Schizomyia galiorum[5]
Septoria galiorum[8]
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)[6]
Sylvia borin (Garden Warbler)[9]
Sylvia melanocephala (Sardinian Warbler)[6]


Parasitized by 
Neoerysiphe galii[8]


Macaronesia, NW. Europe to Medit.; NW. Europe, Medit., Macaronesia;



Attributes / relations provided by 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999) 3Paula S, Arianoutsou M, Kazanis D, Tavsanoglu Ç, Lloret F, Buhk C, Ojeda F, Luna B, Moreno JM, Rodrigo A, Espelta JM, Palacio S, Fernández-Santos B, Fernandes PM, and Pausas JG. 2009. Fire-related traits for plant species of the Mediterranean Basin. Ecology 90: 1420.
Paula S. & Pausas J.G. 2013. BROT: a plant trait database for Mediterranean Basin species. Version 2013.06. 4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 6A STUDY OF AVIAN FRUGIVORES, BIRD-DISPERSED PLANTS, AND THElR INTERACTION IN MEDITERRANEAN SCRUBLANDS, CARLOS M. HERRERA, Ecological Monographs, 54(1), 1984, pp. 1-23 7HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 8Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 9DIET, FRUIT CHOICE AND VARIATION IN BODY CONDITION OF FRUGIVOROUS WARBLERS IN MEDITERRANEAN SCRUBLAND, PEDRO JORDANO, Ardea 76 (1988): 193-209
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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