Anchusa azurea Mill.
Common Name: SHOWY BUGLOSS
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Anchusa azurea B. S. Walters

Roadsides, fields, and disturbed places. First collected in 1920 in Washtenaw Co.

Quite similar to A. officinalis, but with distinctively slender, long-attenuate calyx lobes. The bract subtending the flower is similarly shaped, while in A. officinalis it is more ovate-lanceolate.

Locations

Benzie County
Houghton County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=563.