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Buglossoides arvensis
corn gromwell, field gromwell

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east across much of North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, and other dry, open, often disturbed sites in sagebrush desert to ponderosa pine forest openings.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Buglossoides arvensis (L.) I.M. Johnst.
Publication: Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 35. 1954.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lithospermum arvense L. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Buglossoides arvensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Buglossoides arvensis checklist entry

OregonFlora: Buglossoides arvensis information

E-Flora BC: Buglossoides arvensis atlas page

CalPhotos: Buglossoides arvensis photos

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