Common bugloss

(Anchusa officinalis)

 

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© J.S. Peterson
© Richard Old
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© John Randall
  • 1 - 2' tall by 1 - 2' wide.
  • Blooms June to October.
  • Flowers 1/2" bright blue to purple with white throats.
  • Stems & leaves fleshy & hairy.
  • Leaves narrow & slightly pointed; alternate & get smaller up stem.
  • Fruit 4-chambered nutlet, 1 seed each.