Poppy (Cailleach dhearg), Cornflower (Gormán), Chamomile (Fíogadán goirt) Marigold (Buíán) and Corncockle (Cogal)

Audio version of Poppy etc – P Madden These five colourful wildflowers were plentiful in cornfields decades ago when herbicides and seed cleaning were not used. They presented an eye-catching spectacle in crops of wheat, oats and barley. (1) The colour contrast provided by these annuals in cornfields ranged from scarlet in the poppies (Papaver …

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