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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lycopsis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae   Go to FSUS key


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, 1938)
Lycopsis arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Bugloss, Alkanet


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image of Lycopsis arvensis, Small Bugloss, Alkanet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lyar_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lycopsis 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, 1938)
Lycopsis arvensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4178

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: 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.
Margins entire

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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