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Myosotis palustris
(True forget-me-not)

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Myosotis palustris (True forget-me-not)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Myosotis palustris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • True forget-me-not
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Myosotis palustris

Preferred Common Name

  • True forget-me-not

Local Common Names

  • Iceland: Engjamunabl¢m
  • Sweden: ?kta f?rg?tmigej

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Boraginales
  •                         Family: Boraginaceae
  •                             Genus: Myosotis
  •                                 Species: Myosotis palustris

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

JapanPresentIntroducedAs: Myosotis scorpioides. First reported: 1950 - 1959
MongoliaPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelarusPresent
DenmarkPresent
EstoniaPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
IcelandPresentIntroduced1929As: Myosotis scorpioides
IrelandPresent
ItalyPresent
LatviaPresent
LithuaniaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent
SwedenPresentIntroduced1732As: Myosotis scorpioides
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresentIntroduced1863As: Myosotis scorpioides
United StatesPresentIntroduced1870As: Myosotis scorpioides

South America

ChilePresentIntroduced1938As: Myosotis scorpioides

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Medicago sativa (lucerne)FabaceaeUnknown

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