OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales? order assignment uncertain

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 161-07-005:
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Forget-me-not, Field Scorpion-grass


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image of Myosotis arvensis, Field Forget-me-not, Field Scorpion-grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_myar_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 161-07-005:
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

 

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3315

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it on roadsides, in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
Superior ovary

Flowers in terminal, helicoid, false racemes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of specialized mericarps (nutlets)

 

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