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