Jun. 30, 2022

Field forget-me-not, Myosotis arvensis

Field forget-me-not or field scorpion-grass? Forget-me-nots have flowers that are a quarter inch or so across. Scorpion-grasses have flowers half that width or smaller. This species of Myosotis is in between, so take your pick! Myosotis means mouse ear. Most if not all species have small oblong hairy leaves. Field scorpion-grass is an occasional Eurasian introduction in CT, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK, and on SPM. Lenawee Co MI, 6/7/12.