Sheep’s Bit – 6/21/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/21/20

Observation Time: 4:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Along Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: Sheep’s bit

Scientific Name: Jasione montana

Comments: Sheep’s bit is an annual or biennial, native to Europe and Russia and introduced to North America’s east and west coasts. It was introduced through being grown as a garden ornamental, and is spreading westward from sandy sites in southern New England.

More Information: Go Botany