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Anchusa azurea Mill.
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Anchusa azurea B. S. Walters

Roadsides, fields, and disturbed places. First collected in 1920 in Washtenaw Co.

Quite similar to A. officinalis, but with distinctively slender, long-attenuate calyx lobes. The bract subtending the flower is similarly shaped, while in A. officinalis it is more ovate-lanceolate.


Benzie County
Houghton County
Washtenaw County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. January 30, 2023.