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WOOD FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis sylvatica (Boraginaceae) Height to 50cm. Much branched and leafy, hairy perennial of damp soils in shady woodland rides and margins. Note the spreading hairs on the stem and leaves. FLOWERS are 6-10mm across, 5-lobed and pale blue, the calyx with hooked hairs; borne in curved clusters (Apr-Jul). FRUITS are brown nutlets. Fruit stalks are twice the calyx length. LEAVES are oblong. STATUS-Locally common in SE and E England; scarce or absent elsewhere.
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WOOD FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis sylvatica (Boraginaceae) Height to 50cm. Much branched and leafy, hairy perennial of damp soils in shady woodland rides and margins. Note the spreading hairs on the stem and leaves. FLOWERS are 6-10mm across, 5-lobed and pale blue, the calyx with hooked hairs; borne in curved clusters (Apr-Jul). FRUITS are brown nutlets. Fruit stalks are twice the calyx length. LEAVES are oblong. STATUS-Locally common in SE and E England; scarce or absent elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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