Hackelia floribunda

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Scientific Name Hackelia floribunda USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Manyflower Stickseed, Tall Forget-me-not ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine; meadows, clearings, roadsides.
Plant: Biennial 1 to 5 feet tall; stout, hairy, fleshy stem.
Leaves: Alternate, fleshy, narrow lanceolate leaves up to 6 inches long, hairy beneath; lower leaves stalked, upper leaves sessile.
Inflorescence: Clusters of small cup-shaped blossoms about 1/4-inch across, each with five pale blue lobes around a narrow central tube.
References: Descr. adapted from www.americansouthwest.net and "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Colorado Status

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