Taxon  Report   5725    
Myosotis scorpioides  L.
True forget me not,  Yelloweye forgetmenot
Myosotis scorpioides
© 2011 Jeff Abbas
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Myosotis scorpioides
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Myosotis scorpioides
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Myosotis scorpioides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Myosotis scorpioides
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Myosotis
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Myosotis palustris
More information about  Myosotis scorpioides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 16, 2019).