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Green Landscaping: Greenacres

Native Plants of the Great Lakes

North Branch Restoration Project Seed Book

Lithospermum Canescens / Family: Boraginaceae
Hoary Puccoon, Swink/Wilhelm #8

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FLOWERING: Late April - late July

SEED TIMING: Late June - late July

HABITAT: Prairies

DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: 6 - 18 inches high. Alternate leaves, lance-shaped to oblong, covered with short, stiff hairs. One-sided, arching clusters of bright orange, tubular blossoms that have five lobes.

TO PICK: 4 small nutlets (up to 3 mm.) resembling bits of pearl-grey stone or bone will roll off easily when rubbed between thumb and forefinger if ripe.


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