Taxon: Myosotis scorpioides L.

 
Genus: Myosotis
Family: Boraginaceae
  Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Nomen number: 24815
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:131. 1753
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • forget-me-not  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • true forget-me-not  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • water forget-me-not  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • water scorpion-grass  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • myosotis des marais  (Source: Pulmonaria) - French
  • lockerblütiges Vergissmeinnicht  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Sumpf-Vergissmeinnicht  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • wasurenagusa  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • äkta förgätmigej  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish
  • nezabuka bolotnaâ  (Source: F Baltic) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Pulmonaria 152.)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. 1970- (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 151-152.
  • Brickell, C., ed. The American Horticultural Society. Encyclopaedia of garden plants. 1997 (Ency GardPl)
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Laasimer, L. et al., eds. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. 1993- (F Baltic)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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