Purple Peril
Small Flowering
Ellura
Potato Weed
"Naturalised"
 
                      
Purple Peril (Echium plantagineum)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Mints (Lamiales)
Family: Forget-me-not (Boraginaceae)
Species: Purple Peril (Echium plantagineum)
This Photo:     Medium Flowering
Other names: Salvation Jane, Purple Viper's Bugloss, Blueweed, Lady Campbell Weed, Riverina Bluebell or Paterson's Curse

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2005-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Oct-2005
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)