Annual herb to over 0.5 m tall. Leaves oblong to ovate, rough, stalked at the base of the plant but stalkless along the stem. Flowers to about 2 cm wide, numerous, wheel-like (rotate), blue or purple; summer.
N Africa, Europe
Source: (2002). Boraginaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.