West Highland Flora

Tufted Forget-me-not


Myosotis laxa

 

Myosotis laxa

Photo Carl Farmer
25 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

Fairly frequent in marshy ground and edges of burns.

Flower diameter c 2-4 mm

ID: Hairs on calyx appressed, not spreading or hooked.  All stem hairs also appressed (check lowest).  Flower lobes rounded at tips, not notched.

Other features: Ripe fruit stalks 2-3x as long as calyx.  An annual or biennial plant which does not have runners; stems arise in a tuft, and are branched close to the base if at all.

 

  Myosotis laxa

Photo Carl Farmer
25 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

 
     
     
     
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