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blue hound's tongue
Cynoglossum creticum
Cynoglossum creticum
blue hound's tongue Borage Family
Cynoglossum creticum Boraginaceae
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English common name
  •blue hound's tongue
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Cynoglossum creticum Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cynoglossum creticum (108)
family name
Image Author: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.35 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 1st week of March
Native to the Mediterranean

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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