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Connecticut Plants
Hound's Tongue
Cynoglossum officinale L.
  • Family: borage (Boraginaceae)
  • Habitat: fields, roadsides, open woods
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: dark red to maroon
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: Eurasia
Cynoglossum officinale L.
Cynoglossum officinale L.

Flowers of hound's-tongue. The true color is darker red; the flash in this photo has lightened the color.