Lithospermum latifolium Michx.
Family: Boraginaceae
American gromwell,  more...
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Richard Bauer  
Etymology: Lithospermum: from Greek lithos, "stone," and sperma, "seed"
Plants: erect, perennial, 16"-32" tall forb
Leaves: stalkless or with very short stalks, oval to oblong, usually 3/4"-1 1/2" wide with 2-3 prominent veins on each side
Flowers: yellowish to white, 5-parted, 1/4" wide, funnel-shaped, petals lips smooth; solitary from the upper leaf axils; blooms May-June
Fruits: nutlet white, shiny, egg-shaped, smooth or with slight pits fruit drawing
Habitat: dry to moist; woods, thickets
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Christopher Noll  
Lithospermum latifolium image
Christopher Noll  
Lithospermum latifolium image
Derek Anderson  
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Mark Mittelstadt  
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Christopher Noll  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Merel R. Black  
Lithospermum latifolium image
Christopher Noll  
Lithospermum latifolium image
Lithospermum latifolium image
Merel R. Black  
Lithospermum latifolium image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Lithospermum latifolium image
Lithospermum latifolium image
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