Taxon  Report   10140    
Myosotis sylvatica  Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
Woodland forget me not
Myosotis sylvatica
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Myosotis sylvatica
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Myosotis sylvatica
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Myosotis sylvatica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Myosotis sylvatica
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Myosotis
Communities: escaped cultivar

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).