Lithospermum canescens

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Lithospermum canescens
Lithospermum canescens Leatherwood Lake.jpg

Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Lithospermum
Species: L. canescens
Binomial name
Lithospermum canescens
(Michx.) Lehm.

Lithospermum canescens is a species of flowering plant known by the common name hoary puccoon. It is endemic to eastern North America. The plant has golden yellow flowers which bloom from April to May.[2]


  1. ^ "Lithospermum canescens". NatureServe Explorer. NatureServe. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  2. ^ Carman, Jack B. (2001). Wildflowers of Tennessee. Highland Rim Press. p. 212.