Definition of Corn spurrey
1. Noun. Small European weed with whorled leaves and white flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Spergula, Spergula
Generic synonyms: Weed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Spurrey
Literary usage of Corn spurrey
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1. A Flora of Shropshire by W[illiam] A[llport] Leighton (1841)
"Field corn spurrey. Leaves whorled with minute membranaceous stipules at their base ; flowers panicled ; seeds compressed, covered with minute elevated ..."
2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"Rough-seeded corn spurrey. Com fields and sandy places, especially where water ... Smooth-seeded corn spurrey. S. pentandra. E. bot. Having stamens only 5, ..."
3. British Farmer's Magazine (1855)
"The rough-seeded corn spurrey, the plant now mentioned, ... A larger variety of the corn spurrey is cultivated as excellent food for milch cows. ..."