Gailum boreale Zone 2 12-20” (30-50 cm tall) Dry the roots for a natural dye. With alum as the mordant, the roots produce a brilliant red pigment.
Boil longer to make yellow - Easter eggs
Stuff pillows or mattress. Smells sweet. Seeds can be dried, roasted and ground up.
Caffeine free coffee like drink.
Recommended Book:
Wildflowers of Alberta - Kathleen Wilkinson
Contains good pictures and is a great guide for identifying plants.

Notes from an article:

Versatile Northern Bedstraw - Drink it or Sleep on it!
by Shannon McKinnon
in the Mar 2011 edition

These are notes I made while reading gardening books. See more gardening book notes