pink family, carnation family Agrostemma sp.

Corn campion (annual hibernating) corncockle

(Agrostemma githago). An endemic field herb. Nowadays largely vanished from the fields due to the usage of herbicides. Plant of about 30-100cm height with purple blossoms. Blooms from June to July. Seeds are toxic in larger quantities!

Broad-cast seeds on the spot in autumn or March-April. Flourishes at sunny location in every kind of open garden soil. Neighbouring plants are: corn bellflower and poppy.

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