Plumbago europaea L.
NOT protected species in Bulgaria.
Perennial herbaceous plant, stems are 30-110 см tall. Calyx 5-8 mm long, tubular, with 5 short triangular teeth and broad, glandular hair-covered, anthocyanin colored ribs, thinly membranous between them. Corolla pale violet, tubular, up to 1.5 times longer than calyx; its lobes obovate, rounded or shallowly incised. Flowering July-September1.
On dry stony, often ruderalized places, on silicate and calcareous terrain2.
Map of distribution in Bulgaria of Plumbago europaea by floristic regions3:
Map of general distribution4:
1 Анчев, М. 1982. В: Флора на Народна Република България, том VIII, София.
2 Анчев, М. 1982.
3 Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov, R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation, Sofia.
4 Plumbago europaea L. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science.
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