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True Forget-me-not - Myosotis scorpioides
Other Names:  Water Forget-me-not

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Annual to short-lived perennial. Stems lax, prostrate to ascending, 10–40 cm, often rooting at the nodes. Herbage sparsely strigose. Leaves mainly cauline, 1–8 cm long. Flowers: calyx 3–4 mm long in fruit, strigose; corolla blue, limb 5–10 mm across. Nutlets black, ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to much of temperate North America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Margins of slow streams, sloughs, ponds or disturbed soil of wet forests; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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True Forget-me-not — Myosotis scorpioides.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from