Anchusa arvensis is a plant species of the genus Anchusa. Its common names include small bugloss and annual bugloss.
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.
Distribution and Habitat
The plant is native to Europe, and is found elsewhere.
Anchusa arvensis flowers April to September in the UK.
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