circaezans; Forest bedstraw
, smooth wild licorice, licorice bedstraw
; Upland woods around buildings; Abundant in this area; C = 7; BSUH 17313.
Yarrow, Roman chamomile, calendula, elecampane, horsetail, bronze fennel, sweet woodruff, lady bedstraw
1% Total Land Pollen) and were dominated by grasses, sedges, Dandelion family, Plantains, Bracken and grains of both arable and pastoral `weeds' including Pheasants Eye (probably a Roman introduction), Corn Chamomile, Cornflower, Pale Persicaria, Bedstraw
, Fat Hen, Sheep's Sorrel, Black Knapweed, Knotgrass, members of the Goosefoot family and Cereal types (0.
THE HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Columbine, wormweed, centranthus, dicentra, foxgloves, hesperis, irises, mullein, peony, bedstraw
, plantain lily, masterwort, milkweed, giant fennel, fennel, anthriscus, onopordon, blessed mary's thistle, Jacob's ladder, mourning widow, mayflower, lily of the valley, geraniums, and cardoon.
Schultz also pointed out live bedstraw
, a plant once used to fill pillows.
Gower is an all round resource for plant and ower lovers, in the spring oering bluebells, ramsons, cowslip and common dog-violet, in the summer, thrift, lady's bedstraw
, sea bindweed and viper's bugloss and autumn and winter providing ivy, gorse, mosses, lichens and fungi including olive earth-tongue, mushrooms and puballs.
Cleavers, Annual Bedstraw
, Sticky Willy; Floodplain woods and roadside fields; Abundant; C = 1; BSUH 17694.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages this reserve, which provides a habitat to flora such as lady's bedstraw
Flowers like the cowslip, meadow cranesbill, common spotted orchid and lady's bedstraw
grow on special kinds of grassland which are often threatened by new building, road developments and grass cutting.
Dry open spots, particularly on chalk or lime, are ideal for the pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris), cowslip (primula veris), ladies bedstraw
(Galium verum), milkwort (Polygala vulgaris), bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) and harebell (Campanula rotundifolia).
But it's better, in my opinion, to grow a patch of Lady's Bedstraw
, a wild flower that these pests love to migrate onto in summer.
April in 1986 was a windy, warm, and droughty month and many annuals such as tropical sage and catchweed bedstraw
(Galium aparine) disappeared, and perennials such as pigeon-berry and mist-flower wilted.
WOAD, lady's bedstraw
and dyer's greenweed were all used by Ancient Britons to dye their clothes and themselves.
These are betony, cowslip, meadow cranesbill, lady's bedstraw
, meadow vetchling, red clover, meadow sweet, common spotted orchid, eyebright, common dog violet, knapweed and devil's-bit scabious.
I do not understand this obsession Councils have for grass cutting even before most of our wildflowers such as the red campion, lady's bedstraw
, betony and different vetches have flowered.