Cynoglossum officinale

Cynoglossum officinale

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
AKA: Gypsyflower, Rats and Mice
Photo taken on: June 29, 2005
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Disturbed soil, meadows

Grows to 18" with long, narrow, upward-pointing leaves. The flowers are numerous and are red and blue. Seeds cling to clothing and fur.


Red & Orange Flowers