Bugloss, Anchusa arvensis Family: Boraginaceae
Bugloss     *     Anchusa arvensis

Flowering time: April-September. Annual

Habitat: Dry, sandy heaths, arable and waste ground. Often coastal, less frequent in damper western areas.

An erect, bristly plant, the small bright-blue flowers with leaf-like bracts. Wavy-edged, toothed, linear-lanceolate leaves, the upper leaves half-clasping the stems. Height 15-40cm.

Similar: Vipers-bugloss, Echium vulgare

Bugloss, Anchusa arvensis

Bugloss, Anchusa arvensis
Dorset. 2007

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