Lady's bedstraw


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lady's bedstraw (Bot) The common bedstraw (Galium verum); also, a slender-leaved East Indian shrub (Pharnaceum Mollugo), with white flowers in umbels.
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In literature:

Lady's bedstraw seems to have been so called from the yellow colour of one or more kinds of Galium.
"Springtime and Other Essays" by Francis Darwin