Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4073

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish or cream upon opening, turning to blue
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
Flowers in terminal, helicoid, false racemes

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

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Myosotis discolor   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myosotis discolor   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 161-07-007:
Myosotis discolor   FAMILY Boraginaceae

(?) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Myosotis versicolor

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow-and-blue Scorpion-grass, Changing Forget-me-not


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image of Myosotis discolor

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_myve5_001_lvd