Echium vulgare (Viper’s Bugloss)

Viper’s bugloss


Photo of Echium vulgare

Photo of Echium vulgare

Echium vulgare – (Viper’ s bugloss): Biennial herb from the borage – boraginaceae- family very hairy, which may reach 90 cm tall. Basal leaves spear-shaped till 17 cm, stalked. Up leaves stalks absent. Red flowers which become blue, with 5 stamens, one of them remains inside the corolla. Dry calcareous places.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
Written by Vicente Martínez Centelles Founder of the web and director. Teacher of natural sciences, expert in plants, natural remedies and botanical photography.

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