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Small Forget-me-not - Myosotis laxa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Annual to short-lived perennial. Stems lax, ascending, 7–60 cm, rarely rooting at the nodes. Herbage strigose, sometimes sparsely so. Leaves mainly cauline, 1–8 cm long. Flowers: calyx 3–5 mm long in fruit, strigose; corolla blue, limb 2–5 mm across. Nutlets black, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south through much of north-temperate U.S. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Mud or shallow water along rivers, streams, lakes; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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