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Agrostemma githago (Common corncockle)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Caryophyllaceae > Genus: Agrostemma

Agrostemma githago 'Purple Queen', New York Botanical Gardens. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native to Europe; cultivated in southern Africa.