Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Goat’s beard

0021. I remember from my childhood in the twenties and thirties in Longbridge Deverill, Wilts … ¬†Johnny-go-to-bed-at-noon – goat’s beard [Aldbury, Hertfordshire, February 1998].

2. Wildflower names used in Wiltshire … John-go-to-bed-at-noon [Rowde, Wiltshire, February 1982].

Images:   main, Tooting Common, London Borough of Wandsworth, May 2014; inset, Crewkerne station, Somerset, June 2015.