The Universal Herbal: Galium Sylvaticum; Wood Ladies' Bedstraw.

The Universal Herbal;
or botanical, medical and agricultural dictonary.
Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean system. Specifying the uses to which they are or may be applied, whether as food, as medicine, or in the arts and manufactures.
With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements.
collected from indisputable Authorities.
Adapted to the use of the farmer - the gardener - the husbandman - the botanist - the florist - and country housekeepers in general.
By Thomas Green.
Vol. I
Printed at the Caxton Press by Henri Fisher.
Printer in Ordinary to His Majesty.
Leaves in eights, smooth and even, but scabrous underneath; a pair of floral leaves on capillary peduncles; stem smooth and even; stems lofty, weak, smooth, and even, very obseurely cornered or roundish; peduncles elongated, the outmost often two-flowered, and near these two leaflets; flowers very minute, nodding before they open. The root is perennial, yellowish on the outside, and affords a very fine red dye like the last. — It flowers from June to August, and is a native of woods in Germany, Switzerland, and the south of Europe.

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