white bedstraw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white bedstraw Eurasian herb with ample panicles of small white flowers; naturalized in North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White bedstraw is Galium mollugo.
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Usage

In literature:

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
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
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