Anchusa arvensis

Anchusa arvensis (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Boraginoideae
Genus: Anchusa
Species: Anchusa arvensis


Anchusa arvensis (L.) M.Bieb.


* USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (

Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

* Flora Taurico-Caucasica 1:123. 1808
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Acker-Krummhals
English: Small bugloss
Gàidhlig: Lus Teanga an Daimh
Svenska: Fårtunga
Türkçe: Küçük sığırdili

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 one half to one meter in height. It bears small blue tubular flowers, four nutlets per flower, and one seed per nutlet. The plant is native to Europe but is well-known elsewhere as a noxious weed.

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