Agrostemma githago

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Synonyms for Agrostemma githago

European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed

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Agrostemma githago, Cerastium arvense, Cerastium holosteoides, Scleranthus annuus, Silene vulgaris, Stellaria graminea, Stellaria media and Spergula arvensis to the pink family (Caryophyllaceae) as use of phase contrast microscopy would be necessary for identification of the mentioned species.
tunilla [21, 94] Caryophyllaceae Agrostemma githago L.
There is a wild British kind, Agrostemma githago, with rain-proof, bright magenta flowers, occasionally white, which close at night, on 75cm (2ft 6in), slender stems - perfect for casual planting schemes.