Corncockle

deadly corncockle
flashing among stalks of corn
a rare magenta
wild beauty in the garden
spikes bitter bread of harvest

Kim M. Russell, 30th August 2019

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Image found on wildseed.co.uk

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.

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