And this is camal-buide (loosestrife) that will keep all bad things away.
The wild-flowers are willowherb, meadow-sweet, and loosestrife.
There are, as in the case of the loosestrife, flowers having pistils and stamens of three lengths.
The loosestrife shall bloom and the huckleberry-bird sing over your bones.
Every hedgerow was a blaze of blossom, roses, honeysuckle, elder; every brook was fringed with meadowsweet and loosestrife.
The pale gold of the loosestrife had faded, but the deeper yellow of the goldenrod had begun to take its place.