Taxon  Report   343 
Anchusa azurea  Miller
Blue alkanet,  Italian bugloss
Anchusa azurea
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Anchusa azurea
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Anchusa azurea
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Anchusa azurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Anchusa azurea
© 2011 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Anchusa
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Anchusa italica
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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