Spergula arvensis

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Spergula arvensis
Gewone spurrie plant Spergula arvensis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Spergula
Species: S. arvensis
Binomial name
Spergula arvensis

Spergula arvensis, the corn spurry,[1] is a species of plant in the genus Spergula.

It is the county flower of Montgomeryshire in the United Kingdom.

It is considered an agricultural weed in western Canada.


  1. ^ "Spergula arvensis". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 25 November 2015.