Myosotis arvensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBoraginaceae
Family (Traditional)Boraginaceae
GenusMyosotis
Species:Myosotis arvensis (L.) Hill
Common NameField Forget Me Not; Field Scorpion Grass
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Asia; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Blue; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Ovules per Carpel: 2; Ovules per Carpel: 3; Ovules per Carpel: 4; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Fayette (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Rowan (KY), Cannon (TN), Moore (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Washington (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MEM, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2004

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA010185 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Myosotis arvensis
BEREA010184 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Myosotis arvensis
31973000006810 Campbell Kentucky 06 Nov 2004 Thieret, John
61864
KNK
Myosotis arvensis
MDKY00008433 Jefferson Kentucky
MDKY
Myosotis arvensis
MDKY00008434 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Myosotis arvensis
HTTU028256 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Myosotis arvensis
HTTU005446 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Myosotis arvensis
HTTU005444 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Myosotis arvensis
MTSU018609 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Apr 1991 Gerald Tomerlin
15
MTSU
Myosotis arvensis
MTSU018610 Moore Tennessee 21 Apr 1991 Buffy Storm
47
MTSU
Myosotis arvensis
MTSU018614 Cannon Tennessee 27 Apr 1985 Kenneth Hayes
MTSU
Myosotis arvensis
MEM000992 Shelby Tennessee 28 Apr 1964 Harvey B. Vaughn
46
MEM
Myosotis arvensis
31234100743838 Rowan Kentucky 03 Jun 1999 Kim Feeman
448
EKY
Myosotis arvensis
HTTU005445 Tennessee
HTTU
Myosotis arvensis
MTSU018613 Williamson Tennessee 11 Apr 1986 Mike Uss
33
MTSU
Myosotis arvensis
MTSU018606 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Apr 2004 Jenny Berry
25
MTSU
Myosotis arvensis
ETSU014000 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Myosotis arvensis
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