Small-flowered Forget-me-not - Myosotis stricta
Annual. Stems often branched at the base, 3–20 cm. Herbage hirsute to strigose. Leaves mainly cauline, 5–30 mm long,. Flowers: calyx ca. 4 mm long in fruit, uncinate-hispid; corolla blue, limb 1–2 mm across. Nutlets brown, ca. 1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Introduced to much of north-temperate North America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Shallow or disturbed soil of grasslands, rock outcrops, roadsides and margins of wetlands, streams; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.