wild madder


: either of two bedstraws:
: a European herb (Galium mollugo) that has ample panicles of small white flowers and is naturalized in North America

called also infant's-breath, white bedstraw

: an American herb (Galium tinctorium) with terminal flowers in clusters of two or three

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“Wild madder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20madder. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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