Common bugloss

(Anchusa officinalis)

  • 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