Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Agrostemma githago L. var. githago image
Photographer: Dan Tenaglia           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illlustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber
Family Caryophyllaceae
Agrostemma githago L. var. githago
corn cockle
Agrostemma: from Latin for "field chaplet"
githago: old Latin name
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, annual, 2'-3' tall forb with thin hairs
Flower: pink to reddish, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide, sepals much longer than the petals and forming a 10-ribbed tube, petal tips with a small notch; solitary, terminal, stalked flowers; blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:opposite, untoothed, without stipules, long and narrow
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites

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