Agrostemma


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Agrostemma

a genus of the plant family Caryophyllaceae; seeds contain githagin, a toxic saponin which causes diarrhea and nervous signs. Includes A. githago (corn cockles).
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The statistical power in the experiment with Triticum aestivum and Agrostemma githago was apparently low and only the hypothesis that Agrostemma githago had no effect on the growth of Triticum aestivum could be rejected (H10, Table 2).
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.
Related Family Members in Book: Agrostemma, Saponaria
Meanwhile this is your chance to grow some real rubbish in your garden with Agrostemma Ocean Pearl.
dichotoma, Agrostemma githago, Saponaria officinalis, Dianthus armeria) that have anther-smut disease in Europe, yet we have never found these species with the disease.
Fill them with annuals that thrive in cool weather, such as agrostemma, calendula, cretin the, forget-me-nots (above), pansies, Iceland and Shirley poppies, primroses, snapdragons, and violas.