Origin of goatsbeard
Examples from the Web for goatsbeard
Historical Examples of 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