Field Forget-Me-Not
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Field Forget-Me-Not
A Native Photo: Tabish
Common name: Field Forget-Me-Not
Botanical name: Myosotis arvensis    Family: Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not family)
Synonyms: Myosotis annua

Field Forget-Me-Not is an annual herb with stems simple or branched, 10-40 cm, softly hairy, with hairs at more-or-less right-angles to the stem. Stem leaves are alternate, stalkless, lanceshaped to inverted-lanceshaped, with entire margin, both sides hairy, 1-5 cm long. Flowers are grey-blue, 3-5 mm across, saucer shaped in profile; sepal tube with hooked hairs. Nutlets are brown, 1-2 mm long. Field Forget-Me-Not is found in Europe, NE Africa, Pakistan, Kashmir. Flowering: June-August.

Identification credit: Tabish Photographed below Gulmarg, Kashmir.

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