The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162676   Message #3877028
Posted By: Steve Shaw
14-Sep-17 - 09:35 AM
Thread Name: BS: All welcome on this thread
Subject: RE: BS: All welcome on this thread
Field scabious is abundant round here. I get them mixed up. I have to remember field scabious dry, devils-bit wet. It's called devil's-bit because the root looks like it's been bitten off. The devil did it in anger at the Virgin Mary. I read it in a recent history book by a living historian.