flashing among stalks of corn
a rare magenta
wild beauty in the garden
spikes bitter bread of harvest
Kim M. Russell, 30th August 2019
My response to Carpe Diem #1736 Corncockle (Agrostemma githago)
In the last episode of this month of wildflowers, today’s flower is the corncockle or Agrostemma githago, a slender pink flower of European wheat fields, which was common in the 19th century.