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FIELD FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis arvensis (Boraginaceae) Height to 25cm. Variable, downy and branching annual. Grows in dry grassland, disturbed soil and arable land and verges. FLOWERS are 5mm across, with 5 blue lobes, the corolla tube shorter than the calyx; borne in forked clusters (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are nutlets. Fruit stalks are longer than calyx, which is coated in spreading, hooked hairs. LEAVES are oblong, the basal ones forming a rosette. STATUS-Widespread and common, except in N.
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FIELD FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis arvensis (Boraginaceae) Height to 25cm. Variable, downy and branching annual. Grows in dry grassland, disturbed soil and arable land and verges. FLOWERS are 5mm across, with 5 blue lobes, the corolla tube shorter than the calyx; borne in forked clusters (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are nutlets. Fruit stalks are longer than calyx, which is coated in spreading, hooked hairs. LEAVES are oblong, the basal ones forming a rosette. STATUS-Widespread and common, except in N.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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