West Highland Flora

Changing Forget-me-not


Myosotis discolor

 

Myosotis discolor

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Jun 2003 Scorrybreac, Skye
Furthest right flower c 2.5 mm across

Frequent in short grass and bare ground

Flower diameter c 2 mm

ID: Flower is yellow or creamy-white rather than pink on first opening, soon turning blue.

Other features: Petals not notched.  Calyx covered with hooked hairs.  Calyx longer than its stalk in fruit (even those at the base of the spike).  Stem has spreading hairs in the lower half and appressed hairs higher up.

 

 


 

Myosotis discolor

Photo Carl Farmer
9 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

  Myosotis discolor

Photo Carl Farmer
9 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

 


Myosotis discolor

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Jun 2003 Scorrybreac, Skye
Pale open fl pointing L c 2.5 mm across


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