Examples from the Web for goatsbeard
The name “Goatsbeard” refer to the clusters of stiff hairy fruits.
The Goatsbeard or Salsify bears large purple flower-heads with yellow centers at the tips of stiff, straight stems, 2-4 ft. tall.
The flowers of the Goatsbeard have the curious habit of closing at midday, even when the sun is shining.Flowers Shown to the Children|C. E. Smith
Drooping hemlocks, festooned with goatsbeard lichen, keep the spot in cool, somber gloom even on the hottest midday.Glacier National Park [Montana]|United States Dept. of the Interior