Judean Viper’s Bugloss


Common name: Judean Viper’s Bugloss
Hebrew name: עכנאי יהודה
Latin Name: Echium judaeum
Habitat: Heavy Soils
Height: 40-60 cm
Distribution: Golan, Gallilee, Upper Jordan valley, Northern valleys, Gilboa, Carmel, Samarian mountains, Samarian desert, Judean mountains, Judean desert and Dead Sea valley, Sharon, Shefela, Northern Negev, Negev hills and Eilat, Aravah, Valley
Flowering: Late February – late March
Family: Boraginaceae
Type: Pink/Purple
Protected: No
Notes:  Flowers change from pink to blue as they age