corn spurrey

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Related to corn spurrey: Spergula, Spergularia rubra, Stellaria media
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Noun1.corn spurrey - small European weed with whorled leaves and white flowers
genus Spergula, Spergula - small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Treatments consisted of different soil management in the winter, with hand weeding and mechanical mowing of weeds in the entire plot, or the planting of eight species of winter cover crops (white clover, red clover, common vetch, turnip, corn spurrey, black oat, rye, and ryegrass), arranged in randomized complete block design with four replications.
Bryn Griffiths said corn spurrey - spergula arvensis - and field woundwort - stachys arvensis - were seen in the majority of the fields as in the 2005 survey, while a few other notable species were also seen at some sites.
Other endangered plants include the once-common corn spurrey, basil thyme, prickly saltwort and tubular water dropwort.