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Common Bugloss - Anchusa officinalis
Other Names:  Alkanet

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
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.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 8

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

Management

References
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Common Bugloss — Anchusa officinalis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from