Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co.Cork

Field Forget-me-not
Myosotis arvensis
Lus míonla goirt
Family: Boraginaceae

Flowering time: April-September. Annual. Native.

Small pale blue, sometimes pink, flowers with white centre and yellow eye.
Hairs on calyx. Seeds abundantly. Oblong leaves are greyish green, softly hairy. Plant has no rooting runners. Fruit-stalks longer than calyx. Height: 10-30 cm

Very common on dry ground, gardens, roadsides, fields, dunes.

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