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CREEPING FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis secunda (Boraginaceae) Height to 12cm. Creeping perennial with close-pressed hairs on its upright stems. Grows in watery ground on acid soils including bogs. FLOWERS are 6-8mm across and blue with 5 slightly notched lobes, the calyx divided more than halfway into teeth; borne in clusters (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are nutlets. Fruit stalks much longer than calyx. LEAVES are oblong. STATUS-Common in W and N Britain and Ireland; scarce or absent elsewhere.
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CREEPING FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis secunda (Boraginaceae) Height to 12cm. Creeping perennial with close-pressed hairs on its upright stems. Grows in watery ground on acid soils including bogs. FLOWERS are 6-8mm across and blue with 5 slightly notched lobes, the calyx divided more than halfway into teeth; borne in clusters (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are nutlets. Fruit stalks much longer than calyx. LEAVES are oblong. STATUS-Common in W and N Britain and Ireland; scarce or absent elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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