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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Myosotis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Myosotis latifolia Poir.
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: < 70 cm, base woody. Leaf: basal large, ovate; cauline oblong. Inflorescence: bracted at base; pedicel in fruit ascending to spreading, 5+ mm, >= calyx. Flower: calyx 3--6 mm in fruit, tube hairs +- spreading, generally hooked at tips; corolla 5--10 mm diam, salverform, tube 2 × calyx, generally pink turning blue, appendages prominent, yellow. Fruit: nutlets 2--3 mm, > style, wide-ovate, dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Moist, disturbed, shady places; Elevation: < 460 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: South America; native to northwestern Africa. Flowering Time: Feb--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Elaine Joyal
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Myosotis discolor
Next taxon: Myosotis laxa
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Elaine Joyal 2016. Myosotis latifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34211, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.