Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4178

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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

FLOWER:
Summer
Blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 included stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Anchusa arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anchusa arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lycopsis arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lycopsis arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Bugloss, Alkanet


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