It feeds on bedstraw, in June and July, and a second brood occurs in September.
It feeds at night on bedstraw (Galium), in the spring to May, after hibernation.
Chafe Litter is he that wyll plucke vp the Fether-bed or Matrice, and pysse in the bedstraw, and wyl neuer ryse vncalled.
By way of the lower heaven of bedstraw blooms the eye rises easily to the forest of jewel-weeds.
The grassy track, so gay with scabious and bedstraw, was snow-white at the bottom of its ruts.
It feeds on goose-grass (Galium aparine), and other kinds of bedstraw, in May and early June.
It feeds at night on bedstraw, and various low-growing herbage, including grass.
Lady in names of flowers such as lady's bedstraw, lady's garter, lady's slipper, is for Our Lady.
Three of the four belong to the bedstraw genus (Galium), in which the corolla is wheel-shaped.
It feeds, at night, in August and September, on bedstraw growing in dry places.