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Common Corncockle - Agrostemma githago

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Taprooted annuals with sparsely long-hairy foliage. Stems simple or branched, to 100 cm. Leaves linear-lanceolate, 3–12 cm long, sessile or united around the stem. Inflorescence a few-flowered, terminal, open cyme. Flowers: calyx united into a strongly purple-veined tube, 12–15 mm long and linear lobes 15–30 mm long; petals indistinctly clawed, red, smaller than the calyx lobes; stamens 10; styles 5. Capsule 15–20 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced throughout N. America and worldwide; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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