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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Anchusa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Anchusa azurea Mill.
Stem: 5--8 dm. Leaf: upper 5--15 mm wide. Flower: calyx 6--9 mm, 8--12 mm in fruit, lobes linear; corolla radial, salverform, tube 6--10 mm, straight, limb 12--20 mm diam, blue, appendages white; stamens on upper tube, +- exserted. Fruit: nutlet base 2--4 mm wide, tip erect, attachment scar basal. Chromosomes: 2n=32.
Ecology: Open sites, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNF, s CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: widespread United States; native to central and southern Europe. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Evidently not collected in California since 1965.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2017. Anchusa azurea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13218, accessed on February 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 24, 2017.