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viper's bugloss

noun

Definition of viper's bugloss

  1. :  a coarse Old World herb (Echium vulgare) of the borage family that is naturalized in North America and has showy blue tubular flowers with exserted stamens —called also blueweed



Circa 1597

First Known Use of viper's bugloss

circa 1597


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