Anchusa arvensis

Anchusa arvensis

''Anchusa arvensis'' is a plant species of the genus ''Anchusa''. Its common names include small bugloss and annual bugloss.
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Appearance

This is a hairy annual herb which may reach half a meter in height. It bears small blue tubular flowers, four nutlets per flower, and one seed per nutlet. Leaves are very bristly and warty-looking, which differentiates it from similar species like ''Pentaglottis sempervirens'' and ''Myosotis arvensis''.
Small Bugloss Ter Yde, Belgium (July, 2015).
A note of bright blue color in the dunes.
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Distribution

The plant is native to Europe but is well-known elsewhere as a noxious weed.

''Anchusa arvensis'' is found in arable field margins, sandy heaths, disturbed ground.

In the UK it is a declining species with patchy distribution , however conservation status as of 2005 is least concern .

''Anchusa arvensis'' flowers April to September in the UK.

Habitat

The plant is native to Europe but is well-known elsewhere as a noxious weed.

''Anchusa arvensis'' is found in arable field margins, sandy heaths, disturbed ground.

In the UK it is a declining species with patchy distribution , however conservation status as of 2005 is least concern .

''Anchusa arvensis'' flowers April to September in the UK.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderBoraginales
FamilyBoraginaceae
GenusAnchusa
SpeciesA. arvensis
Photographed in
Belgium
Germany