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Early Forget-me-not

Myosotis ramosissima

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Boraginales
Family:
Boraginaceae (Borage)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual
Maximum Size:
25 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Farmland, grassland, heathland, meadows, rocks, sand dunes, walls, wasteland.

Flower:
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Blue, 5 petals
 
Light blue flowers with a yellow centre and 2 to 3mm wide. The 5 petals are fused together. 5 stamens. 1 style.
Fruit:
Light brown, egg-shaped nutlets.
Leaves:
A sprawling annual flower with lower leaves forming a basal rosette. The softly hairy leaves are oblong and unstalked.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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