Lappula myosotis Moench
FamilyBoraginaceae — APG family: Boraginaceae
SynonymsEchinospermum lappula (L.) Lehm., Myosotis lappula L., Lappula echinata Gilib.
DescriptionStem hispid, branched above; leaves linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, obtuse, the upper sessile, more or less densely pubescent; bracts long, linear; pedicels erect in fruit; calyx with long, blunt lobes, prolonged in fruit; corolla blue with ovate to rounded lobes, about 3 mm broad; nutlets tuberculate on back with 2 rows of slender, distinct prickles in margin or with prickles irregularly distributed on back.
EcologyWaste places; an introduced weed. Type locality not given, presumably Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.