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Myosotis asiatica (Alpine forget-me-not)
Cressler, Alan

Myosotis asiatica

Myosotis asiatica (Vesterg.) Schischkin & Sergievskaja

Alpine Forget-me-not, Mountain Forget-me-not, Asian Forget-me-not

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Myosotis alpestris, Myosotis alpestris ssp. asiatica, Myosotis sylvatica var. alpestris

USDA Symbol: MYAS2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

Alaska's state flower.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 16 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Petals are azure blue to pale blue to violet, occasionally white.


USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , OR , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Myosotis asiatica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Myosotis asiatica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Myosotis asiatica


Record Modified: 2015-04-22
Research By: JAM

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