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Plains pucoon [Lithospermum caroliniense]

Flower      

Common Name: Plains pucoon
Scientic Name: Lithospermum caroliniense
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: July

Up to 40 inches tall.

Hairy. Leaves oval, narrow and toothless. Feels rough to touch.

Flowers on curved racemes, 1/2 to 1 inch diameter. 

Sandy soil.

Sleeping Bear National Park, Dunes, 7/10/18

Attributes

Habitat

Dunes

Height of Plant

more than 2 feet (60 cm)

Leaves

Leaf Shape - Simple

Stem

Hairy, Fuzzy

Type of Flower

Regular Flower - 5 Petals