What is another word for cow cockle?

13 synonyms found


[ kˈa͡ʊ kˈɒkə͡l], [ kˈa‍ʊ kˈɒkə‍l], [ k_ˈaʊ k_ˈɒ_k_əl]

Cow cockle is a weed that belongs to the Caryophyllaceae family. It is an invasive plant native to Europe and Asia and is known for its bright pink flowers. Other names that are commonly used for cow cockle include corn cockle or cornflower, which refers to its tendency to grow in agricultural fields. It is often confused with the similar-looking wildflower, the common red cockle. Cow cockle is also known as lychnis githago, and has been used in herbal remedies for centuries for its diuretic properties. It is not recommended for consumption due to its toxic alkaloids. Other synonyms for cow cockle include corn campion, bladder cockle, and red docker.

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How to use "Cow cockle" in context?

The cow cockle (Cerastoderma edule) is a small, decomposer clam found in the coastal waters of North America and Europe. It is a bivalve mollusc that grows to a width of 1 cm and a height of 2 cm. It has a smooth, matt surface and can be distinguished from other clams by its distinctive reddish hue, which is due to the presence of small quantities of haematoxylin and eosin. The cow cockle feeds chiefly on algae and detritus, but can also feed on organic matter and small invertebrates.

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