Hound's-tongue

Cynoglossum officinale

Common Name:
Hound's-tongue
Scientific Name:
Cynoglossum officinale
Rank:
Dicots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
bugloss & gromwell family
Family (Scientific):
Boraginaceae
Longevity:
Perennial
Status1:
Native
Soil Moisture:
Dry-Moist
Star Rating:
Flowering:
Jun - Aug
Height:
30 - 40cm

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Species Description

Hound's-tongue is a native perennial that grows around 30-40 cm in height and produces a succession of flowers between June and August. This is a localised plant in Wales and supports a small but distinctive assemblage of associated invertebrates.