Corn or Red Campion: Crown of the Field.
Agrostemma Githago. Pink Family. July - Sept.
Found in grain fields, dry, waste places throughout the United States. Introduced from Europe.
Magenta, 5 divisions, the narrow lobes of the outer divisions exceeding the inner ones in length; solitary, terminating stems 1 - 3 feet high.
Opposite, seated on stem, long, narrow, erect. Plant stem covered with fine, silky hairs.