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Hackelia floribunda

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Boraginaceae
Scientific name  Hackelia floribunda
Rank  Species
Order  (unplaced)
Genus  Hackelia
Higher classification  Hackelia
Hackelia floribunda Hackelia floribunda Boraginaceae image 40552 at PhytoImagessiuedu
Similar  Hackelia, Boraginaceae, Hackelia micrantha, Hackelia mundula, Hackelia nervosa

Hackelia floribunda is a species of flowering plant in the borage family known by the common names large-flowered stickseed and manyflower stickseed.

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The plant is native to much of the western half of North America, in Canada and the Midwestern and Western United States

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It is most often found in areas which are wet during the springtime, such as meadows, wetlands, and riparian areas.

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Description

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Hackelia floribunda is a lush biennial or perennial herb with hairy stems reaching a maximum height of about 1 metre (3.3 ft). They emerge as a leafy clump, surrounded by many smooth lance-shaped leaves up to 24 centimeters long.

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There are few leaves at the ends of the stems, which hold cyme inflorescences of blue flowers. Each flower has five lobes with petallike appendages at their bases.

The fruit is a tiny, mildly prickly nutlet.

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Hackelia floribunda Plants Profile for Hackelia floribunda manyflower stickseed

References

Hackelia floribunda Wikipedia


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