Blueweed

Also known as Viper’s Bugloss

Echium vulgare L.

Family Borage (Boraginaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Dry, sun, meadows, roadsides
Status Non-Native
Cycle Biennial
Height 1-3′
Flower Bright blue to violet flowers on short curved stalks from the main stem. Prominent long red stamens project beyond the petals.
Leaf Leaves are long and narrow and very hairy
Notes Entire plant is hairy.

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