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Common Bugloss - Anchusa officinalis

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Perennial. Stems erect, simple or branched, 30–100 cm. Leaves: the basal oblanceolate, short-petiolate, becoming sessile above, 3–20 cm long. Flowers: bracts leaf-like; calyx 4–6 mm long, divided to mid-length; corolla tube 6–8 mm long, lobes 3–6 mm long. Nutlets 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to North America.

Habitat
Roadsides, fields; valleys; collected in Flathead County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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