Myosotis discolor - Blue and yellow forget me not


This is another plant I see often in cultivated nursery fields.  It is small and only persists through spring, so although it is common, it is not a major threat.  I include it on this website primarily for thoroughness.

myosotis discolor habit

Foliage is alternately arranged, linear, and hirsute (very hairy).

Myosotis discolor foliage

The inflorescence is a form called 'scorpiod', for obvious reasons.  This type inflorescence is fairly unique among western Oregon weeds, with only a few others being similar.

Myosotis discolor flower

Flowers are initially yellow, but then fade to blue; another feature that is rather unique.

Myosotis discolor flowers

myosotis discolor flower

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