Plant Identification Database:
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Order: Lamiales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Boraginaceae: LV: u. simple, u. alternate, entire, o. hispid; FL: 5 petals connate, 5 sepals separate hispid, actinomorphic, o. spike/helicoid cyme, terminal, perfect, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: schizocarp, 4 nutlets; ST: u. herb, hispid; EC:
u. alternate u. simple entire o. hispid actinomorphic, P: 5 connate; S: 5 separate hispid White; Yellow; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet o. spike/helicoid cyme, terminal perfect, S: 5; O: superior schizocarp, 4 nutlets u. herb hispid Boraginaceae: LV: u. simple, u. alternate, entire, o. hispid; FL: 5 petals connate, 5 sepals separate hispid, actinomorphic, o. spike/helicoid cyme, terminal, perfect, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: schizocarp, 4 nutlets; ST: u. herb, hispid; EC:
Viper's bugloss Echium vulgare Echium Viper's bugloss Echium vulgare blueweed
Mountain bluebell Mertensia ciliata Mertensia 5-lobed, tubular blue/pink raceme, drooping 1/2-3/4", May-Aug FL, LV Wolf Pass Rio Grande NF CO tall fringed bluebells, streamside bluebells, lungwort
True forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides Myosotis True forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides
Comfrey Symphytum officinale Symphytum Alternate, Sheath; Petiole short (<1/2 leaf length) Whole, Oblong Entire A: Obtuse; B: Obtuse >1", Pubescent 5 parts, P: Connate; Reflexed Blue; Red; White Raceme, Terminal; Drooping; Clustered <1", Spring; Summer S: longer than petals Herb, >1', Erect Grooved; Pubescent Waste places Hopkins Forest; Tatkon House parking? Comfrey Symphytum officinale
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION