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Myosotis laxa Lehmann ssp. laxa . Smaller Forget-me-not, Tufted Forget-me-not. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Marshes, streambanks. Dist: The species is circumboreal, represented nearly throughout North America by ssp. laxa.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The other subspecies are Eurasian. The taxonomy of the complex is controversial and uncertain.

Synonymy: = Va, Al-Shehbaz (1991); < Myosotis laxa Lehm. – C, F, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, W, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL (name change)
  • Great Plains: OBL (name change)
  • Midwest: OBL (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL (name change)

Heliophily ?: 6

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