The grassy track, so gay with scabious and bedstraw, was snow-white at the bottom of its ruts.
"The Longest Journey" by E. M. Forster
But her Bedstraw dies.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 21, 1920" by Various
Among these are Ladies Bedstraw, whortleberry, yellow iris, bracken, bramble, meadow sweet, alder, heather and many others.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
There is the rough bedstraw.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
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
In some places the sward is covered as with snow by the lavish-spreading fairy-bedstraw.
"The Cruise of the Land-Yacht "Wanderer"" by Gordon Stables
Chafe Litter is he that wyll plucke vp the Fether-bed or Matrice, and pysse in the bedstraw, and wyl neuer ryse vncalled.
"The Rogues and Vagabonds of Shakespeare's Youth" by John Awdeley
There is a white bedstraw as well as a yellow, and you will often find great masses of both growing like a carpet on the grassy hedge-banks.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
This month our favorite one is full of flowers:
buttercups, red clover, purple vetch,
hackweed still burning, daisies pied, eyebright,
the fragrant bedstraw's incandescent stars,
and more, returned, to paint the meadows with delight.
"North Haven" by Elizabeth Bishop