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Noun1.Cynoglossum - a large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family BoraginaceaeCynoglossum - a large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae
plant genus - a genus of plants
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
Chinese forget-me-not, Cynoglossum amabile - biennial east Asian herb grown for its usually bright blue flowers
Cynoglossum officinale, hound's-tongue - biennial shrub of Europe and western Asia having coarse tongue-shaped leaves and dark reddish-purple flowers
Cynoglossum virginaticum, hound's-tongue - perennial shrub of North America having coarse tongue-shaped leaves and pale-blue to purple flowers
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Hound's tongue, cynoglossum nervosum, produces wonderful tall spikes of azure-blue flowers in early summer, with a second flush in late summer if you cut it back - well worth a place in a mixed border.
PA-producing plants (e.g., tansy ragwort, coltsfoot, hound's tongue), especially Senecio species, have long been problematic in the western United States and are well known for livestock poisonings.
You'll spot plenty of Indian warrior, hound's tongue, mule ears, and milkmaids.