Agrostemma githago


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Noun1.Agrostemma githago - European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seedAgrostemma githago - European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America
Agrostemma, genus Agrostemma - a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Identified crop weeds were corncockle (Agrostemma githago), cornflower (Centaurea cyanus), bromes (Bromus sp.) and corn gromwell (Lithospermum arvense), as well as ball-mustard (Neslia paniculata) (Fig.
and Vida ervilia (L.) Willd.) and arable weeds (Agrostemma githago L., Bongardia chrysogonum (L.) Spach and Leontice leontopetalum L.).
Here I'd recommend the delightful corncockle, Agrostemma githago, an elegant annual with silky pink blooms (though toxic if eaten), the classic red poppy of remembrance, Papaver rhoeas, and the cornflower which will keep bumblebees happy from June through to September.
Bromus secalinus (change index = -0.75) and Agrostemma githago (change index = -0.43) are both declining in parts of Europe, reflecting changes in agricultural practices (Heywood, 1989; Storkey et al., 2011).
tunilla [21, 94] Caryophyllaceae Agrostemma githago L.
Interference on pure and mixed populations of Agrostemma githago. J.
For Triticum aestivum and Agrostemma githago, data on the total biomass 3 mo after sowing as a function of seed densities were obtained from Fig.