Nigella damascena L.
Common Name: LOVE-IN-A-MIST
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Nigella damascena R. W. Smith

A garden plant, native to the Mediterranean region, rarely escaped along roadsides, etc. First collected in 1884 in Kent Co.

The white to pale blue flowers are large (up to ca. 4 cm across) and the fruit is inflated, of united follicles.


Kent County
St. Clair County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 20, 2021.