Echium italicum

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Italian viper's bugloss
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Echium
Species: E. italicum
Binomial name
Echium italicum

Echium italicum, the Italian viper's bugloss[1] or pale bugloss,[2] is a species of plant from Boraginaceae family, that can be found in the Mediterranean Basin (especially in Italy, hence the name 'italicum') and, as an introduced species in the United States (for example in the state of Maryland).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Echium italicum". USDA. PLANTS Profile. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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