Spergula [Spergularia] arvensis Linnaeus 1753 (Family Caryophyllaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-40cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 5.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Pollination: Autopollination
Possible Herbivores:
Cnephasia incertana

Cassida flaveola
Sapivores:
Aphis sambuci
Possible Granivores:
Rhopalus parumpunctatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Corn Spurrey


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