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Borage

Borage

Latin: Boraginaceae

Plants in the Borage Family by Scientific Name


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fiddleneck (Amsinckia intermedia)
Amsinckia intermedia
Common Names fiddleneck
Family Borage
Flower Color Yellow or Purple
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Hay containing fiddleneck is poisonous to livestock
Weed Can be
Rigid Fiddleneck (Amsinckia retrorsa)Amsinckia retrorsa
Common Names Rigid fiddleneck
Family Borage
Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native ,
catchweed (Asperugo procumbens)Asperugo procumbens
Common Names
Family Borage
Matted Cryptantha (Cryptantha circumscissa)Cryptantha circumscissa
Common Names matted cryptantha
Family Borage
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Watershed Owyhee
Weed No
cryptantha (Cryptantha glomerata)
Cryptantha glomerata
Common Names cryptantha
Family Borage
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
cryptantha (Cryptantha sp.)
Cryptantha sp.
Common Names cryptantha
Family Borage
Flower Color White
Plant Type Shrub
Weed No
Hounds tongue (gypsyflower), Cynoglossum officinale
Cynoglossum officinale
Common Names rats and mice, gypsyflower, gypsy flower, hound's tongue, hounds-tongue, Hounds tongue
Family Borage
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Forb
Introduced North America
Hackelia micrantha
Common Names blue stickseed, Jessica sticktight
Family Borage
Native
salt heliotrope (Heliotropium curassavicum L.) Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Common Names salt heliotrope
Family Borage
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
stickseed, wild forget-me-not(Lappula velutina)Lappula velutina
Common Names stickseed, wild forget-me-not
Family Borage
Flower Color Blue
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
corn gromwell (Lithospermum arvense)Lithospermum arvense
Common Names corn gromwell
Family Borage
puccoon, wayside gromwell (Lithospermum ruderale)
Lithospermum ruderale
Common Names puccoon, wayside gromwell
Family Borage
Flower Color Yellowish
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Long-flowered Bluebell (Mertensia longifloria)Mertensia longifloria
Common Names long-flowered bluebell
Family Borage
Flower Color Blue
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
broad-leaf bluebells (Mertensia platyphylla)
Mertensia platyphylla
Common Names broad-leaf bluebells
Family Borage
Flower Color Blue
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No

For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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