Familiarity breeds comfort with this common plant of forest floors.
The flowers provide a late-season nectar source for a wide range of insects.
Prairie birds, such as the clay-colored sparrow, often conceal their nests in the dense branches and foliage.
The sprawling, shade-loving nature of this bedstraw makes it great ground cover for woodland areas as several stems radiate out from a central point.
Honewort is ranked S1 (critically imperiled) in Manitoba where it reaches the northwest extent of its range.
Yellow dill-like flower clusters appear in spring and attract a wide variety of insects.