|Sand Viper's Gloss Echium simplex|
Echium sabulicola (syn. Echium confusum Coincy, Echium maritimum Willd.; Sand Viper's Bugloss) is a plant in the genus Echium. It is a herbaceous biennial plant and grows up to 70 centimetres (28 in) in height and requires plenty of sun and prolong dry periods. It is native to the sandy areas of the coasts of the western Mediterranean region from Spain east to southern France and Italy, including the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily.
The plant requires dry air and exposure to the sun.
The flowers and its calyx forms up to five stems. Zygomorphous corolla of 12–22 millimetres (0.47–0.87 in) in width and has five petals. The plant blooms in the end of April and blooms in the autumn months in during its favourable time.
- Flora Europaea: Echium sabulicola
- Echium sabulicola photo
- European Environment Agency: Echium sabulicola
- (Spanish) Flora d'Algaida: Echium sabulicola