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Taxon: Myosotis scorpioides L.

 
Genus: Myosotis
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Cynoglossoideae
Tribe: Myosotideae
Nomen number: 24815
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:131. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • nezabuka bolotnaâ  (Source: F Baltic) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (n.), Italy (incl. Sardinia), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Angely, J. A. 1970-. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  4. Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the Borage family 151-152.
  5. Brickell, C., ed. 1997. The American Horticultural Society. Encyclopaedia of garden plants MacMillan Publishing Company, New York, New York.
  6. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  7. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  12. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: naturalized
  15. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants.
  16. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  19. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  20. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  21. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  23. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  25. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Myosotis scorpioides L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24815. Accessed 22 August 2019.