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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  5. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 151-152.
  6. Brickell, C., ed. The American Horticultural Society. Encyclopaedia of garden plants. 1997 (Ency GardPl)
  7. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  8. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  10. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  12. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  13. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  16. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. (F Baltic)
  17. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  20. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  21. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  22. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  23. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  24. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  25. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24815. Accessed 18 November 2018.