Close-Ups in Nature
Wildflowers of the World
Photo taken in Southern Germany, in a forest clearing
Forget-me-not, Myosotis arvensis. There are approximately 50 species in the genus, with much variation. Most have small, (1 cm diameter or less) flat, 5-lobed blue, pink or white flowers with yellow centers, growing on scorpioid cymes. They bloom in spring. Leaves are alternate.