Myosotis scorpioides L.

Common name

English: Yelloweye Forget-me-not

German: Sumpf-Vergissmeinnicht

Portuguese: Mios├│tis

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Lamiales (158)

        Family: Boraginaceae (34) (family description)

          Genus: Myosotis (4)

           Epithet: scorpioides L. (1)

Synonym: Myosotis palustris Hill

palustris => bog, swamp-loving

scorpioides => scorpion like, when the inflorescence resembles a scorpion's tail

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, yellow

External links

Check for Myosotis scorpioides at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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