Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Myosotis laxa Lehm. image
Photographer: Margery Melgaard           

Margery Melgaard

Flora.cyberia

from USDA Plants Website
Family Boraginaceae
Myosotis laxa Lehm.
bay forget-me-not, small forget-me-not
Myosotis: from mys for "mouse" and ous for "ear," referring to short, soft leaves of some species
laxa: growing loosely
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, annual/perennial, 4"-16" tall, aquatic forb; stems not creeping, hairy, slender and often with a relaxed, curved base
Flower: blue with a yellow center, 5-parted, 1/8"-1/4" wide, calyx with flat, tight hairs, its lobes about as long as the tube; calyx drawing inflorescence a terminal, curving, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:smooth, shiny nutlet on spreading stalks
Leaf:alternate, stalkless, hairy
Habitat: shallow water
(Glossary)

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