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Wood Forget-me-not

Myosotis sylvatica

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.

Plant Data

Order:
Boraginales
Family:
Boraginaceae (Borage)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Blue, 5 petals
 
Clustered, sky blue flowers with yellow and white centres, sometimes remaining pink, 5 petals.
Fruit:
Pale to dark brown egg-shaped capsule, glossy and up to 2mm long.
Leaves:
The basal leaves are stalked and the stem leaves are unstalked. The stalks are winged. Toothless margins and hairy.
Maximum Size:
70 centimetres tall
Other Names:
Common Forget-me-not, Field Forget-me-not, Garden Forget-me-not, Woodland Forget-me-not.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Habitats:
Gardens, roadsides, wasteland, woodland.