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Yellow Alkanet

Anchusa ochroleuca

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Boraginales
Family:
Boraginaceae (Borage)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
80 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, wasteland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
Small clusters of pale yellow flowers. The flowers are tubular in shape. Pollinated by bees.
Fruit:
The fruit is a nutlet.
Leaves:
Simple, hairy, oval to lance-shaped leaves. The leaves have untoothed margins. Perennial.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen