Woodland Forget-Me-Not

Myosotis sylvatica

''Myosotis sylvatica'' is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, native to Europe.
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Appearance

It is a short-lived herbaceous perennial or biennial growing to 12–30 cm tall by 15 cm wide, with hairy leaves and a profusion of disc-shaped, intensely blue flowers in Spring.











Stace describes this plant as having the following characteristics:
⤷  Upright, to 50 cm; softly hairy, with hairs at more-or-less right-angles to the main stem.
⤷  Flowers grey-blue, to 8mm across, flat in profile; sepal tube with hooked hairs; April–July.
⤷  Mature fruit dark brown, shiny.
⤷  Mature calyx on spreading stalks longer than sepal tube; calyx teeth spreading to expose the ripe fruit.
⤷  Basal leaves stalked, in a rosette; upper leaves not stalked.
⤷  Generally found in woods, scree and rock ledges; common throughout the British Isles.

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