Forget me not

ian June, May

Forget me not – Myosotis sylvatica

Plant :  The Wood Forget Me Not plant has slender stems, with tiny blue flowers and is a magnet for many species of insect, including bees.  The plant has a basal rosette base, with slender branching stems, alternate leaves and flower heads of ten to twenty individual flowers.  It grows to 40 cm high, in damp woodland.

Flower : It flowers in May and June.  Each flower is pink in bud.  The flower opens to 8 mm across and has five flat blue petals, five joined sepals and five stamen.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Myosotis sylvatica pollen.

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