Myosotis scorpioides [palustris] Linnaeus 1753 (Family Boraginaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flowers

Fruit

Height: 15-80cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 27.4)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Acetylscorpioidine, Myoscorpine, Scorpioidine, Symphytine
Acids Linolenic, Octadecatetraenoic

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Oedemera flavipes
Herbivores:
Ethmia quadrillella Larva

Birka cinereipes Larva

Phaedon armoraciae

Mogulones asperifoliarum
Possible Herbivores:
Callimorpha dominula

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Sapivores:
Dictyla convergens

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Water Forgetmenot


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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