Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4177

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - - -

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

full sun ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate
Basal leaves have petioles; stem leaves clasp the stem.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bluish-purple with a white center
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anchusa officinalis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Bugloss, Alkanet, Bee Bread


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