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Common name

English: Common corncockle

German: Kornrade

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(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)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, white

External links

Check for Agrostemma githago at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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