Echium creticum L.

Cretan Viper's Bugloss


Family: Boraginaceae

Genus: Echium

Category: Biennial

Description: 

Flowers red when opening but changing to blue, in July (Bot. Mag.)

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 139 in 1753.

Native to Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal.

Synonym Echium grandiflorum Desf.

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