Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Co.Cork

Changing Forget-me-not
Myosotis discolor
Lus míonla buí
Family: Boraginaceae

Flowering time: April-July. Annual. Native.

Tiny pink to blue flowers with yellow centres, opening yellow or white. Calyx is hairy, longer than flower-stalks. Spreading hairs on lower stems. Height 8-20cm.

Grows on open, disturbed ground. Found in wide range of habitats, walls, roadsides, coastal grassland, gravel pits, waste ground, marshes, bogs. Less frequent in the centre and west of Ireland.

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