Lithospermum canescens
Hoary puccoon

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 15-45 cm

Flower Color: Yellow-orange

Flower Size: 1.3 cm wide

Bloom Season: March-June

Fruit: 4 nutlets

Conditions: Dry, rocky sites; edges of grasslands

Sunlight: N/A

Moisture: Dry to moist

Puccoon is an Indian name for a number of plants that yield colored dyes. Red dye can be obtained from Lithospermum canescens' roots.

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