viper's bugloss

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Related to viper's bugloss: Echium vulgare
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Synonyms for viper's bugloss

a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers

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I've made several evening trips to the sands of Tor Bay and nearby Nicholaston, where the tide races towards green hills and dune systems rich with the likes of lady's bedstraw, sea bindweed and viper's bugloss.
A meadowland roof will cap the design, using plants found on the reserve such as kidney vetch, viper's bugloss, bloody cranesbill and northern marsh orchid.
Echium vulgare, the viper's bugloss, can be sown as a hardy annual or grown as a bedding plant and is amongst the best summer flowers for supporting the local bee population, given a warm spot and a sunny summer.
Second in adult section was Tim Mason from Amble with his image of dunlins reflected in water and third was Richard Poyer, also from Amble, who pictured burnet moths feeding on viper's bugloss flowers on a trip to Lindisfarne.
We're in a dune, see, with rabbits, and a biennial called Viper's Bugloss.