Anchusa arvensis Boraginaceae Small Bugloss

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Description - The small flowers are bright blue, stems and leaves are covered in prickly hairs.

Habitat - This plant often occurs as a weed of arable fields, or in waste places. It can thrive in relatively poor soils.

Comments - Not very common in Guernsey, but likely to turn up in all sorts of places, often where the soil has recently been disturbed.

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