Blueweed

Kevin Paterson

Plant Bio

Common Name:Blueweed
Family:Boraginaceae
Genus:Echium
Species:vulgare
Classification/Rank:Very Invasive
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Description

• biennial herb that grows 0.6-1.0m tall • unbranched stem covered in stiff hairs; appears flecked due swollen red or black bases of the hairs • leaves narrow, elliptical and covered in stiff hairs; leaf size decreases with plant height • flowers are bright blue and funnel shaped.; blooms in June-July

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posted: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC