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Myosotis scorpioides L.
WATER FORGET-ME-NOT
Myosotis palustris Hill; Myosotis palustris (L) Hill nom illegit; True forget-me-not

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Entylomataceae  Entyloma fergussonii @ BPI (5)
Pucciniastraceae  Pucciniastrum brachybotrydis @ BPI (3)

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True Forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides
Boraginaceae — Borage family
Non-native
True Forget-me-not
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
May 2002


Flowers 5-10mm wide; calyx lobes much shorter than the tube.

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Myosotis scorpioides L.
true forget-me-not

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General Information
Symbol: MYSC
Group: Dicot
Family: Boraginaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   I
CAN   I
L48   I
SPM   I
Characteristics
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Native Status:
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United Kingdom, England, Windsor, Savill Garden. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 85. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
MYPA2 Myosotis palustris (L.) Hill

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Boraginaceae – Borage family
Genus Myosotis L. – forget-me-not
Species Myosotis scorpioides L. – true forget-me-not

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Connecticut forget-me-not Invasive, banned
Massachusetts forget-me-not Prohibited
U.S. Weed Information
Myosotis scorpioides forget-me-not true forget-me-not yelloweye forget-me-not This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
WI Hoffman, R.and K. Kearns (eds.). 1997. Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants . Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources. Madison, Wisconsin.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FAC
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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