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Italian Bugloss - Anchusa azurea
Other Names:  Garden Anchusa

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA
C-value: 1


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General Description
Perennial. Stems erect, simple, 15–70 cm. Leaves: the basal oblanceolate, petiolate, 5–30 cm long, becoming lance-ovate and sessile above. Flowers: bracts leaf-like; calyx ca. 10 mm long, expanded in fruit, divided to below the middle; corolla tube 9–11 mm long, lobes 8–10 mm long. Nutlets erect, 5–9 mm long(Lesica et al. 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: 117

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Habitat
Fields, gardens; valleys, collected in Lake County (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Management

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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