Agrostemma githago L.

Common name

English: Common corncockle

German: Kornrade


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (35) (family description)

          Genus: Agrostemma (1)

           Epithet: githago L. (1)

githago => probably referring to the resemblance to the blackish caraway-like seeds of Nigella sativa (lat. git or gith)


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, white

External links

Check for Agrostemma githago at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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