Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

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

 

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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 (1968) 161-07-005:
Myosotis arvensis   FAMILY Boraginaceae

 

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