Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Hound's-tongue
​Cynoglossum officinale

​Family: Borage
Biennial
Introduced

Blooms: May to August
Habitat: Fields and dry areas

Height: up to 80 cm

Flowers: 5-10 mm, maroon, in clusters

​Fruit:  A cluster of 4 mericarps (single-seeded fragments)

Name pertains to the shape and texture of the leaves.