True Forget-me-not - Myosotis scorpioides
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)
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)
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus appositus
and Bombus melanopygus
(Wilson et al. 2010).