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(Plants) US another name for viper's bugloss
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a bristly European weed, Echium vulgare, of the borage family, having large blue flowers.
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Noun1.blueweed - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowersblueweed - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Echium, genus Echium - a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
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Forbs such as kochia (Kochia scoparia) and Texas blueweed (Helianthus ciliaris) also occupied open and disturbed sites.
19: Blueweed, white vervain, motherwort and white sweet clover end their seasons.
In the fields, blueweed opens, and in the garden, Asiatic lilies, carnation, Shasta daisies and early hostas bloom.