Viper's Bugloss
Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 2nd July 2017 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 


 
Viper's Bugloss.
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AKA:
Echium vulgare.
Boraginaceae.
Biennial.
Blueweed.
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It is found in dry, bare and waste places.
May - Sept.
30–80 cms.
The Viper's Bugloss, Echium, was considered as an antidote to the bite of (Echis) a viper. It's seed was thought to resemble the reptile's head.