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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Myosotis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Myosotis verna Nutt.
Habit: Annual, biennial. Stem: erect, 1--3 dm; hairs rough, coarse. Leaf: 1--4 cm, 1--10 mm wide; basal oblanceolate; cauline linear to oblong or oblanceolate, sessile or lower short-petioled. Inflorescence: bracts at base or to middle; pedicel in fruit suberect, < calyx. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, tube hairs spreading, hooked at tip, lobes unequal, 2 > 3; corolla 1--2 mm diam, white, ascending, appendages minute, +- white. Fruit: nutlet abaxially rounded, adaxially biconvex.
Ecology: Moist open woodland, grain fields; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: s KR, n SNF; Distribution Outside California: to southern British Columbia, Idaho; native to Pacific Northwest, eastern North America. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Synonyms: Myosotis virginica (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Elaine Joyal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Myosotis scorpioides
Next taxon: Nama
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Elaine Joyal 2016. Myosotis verna, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34219, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.