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infestation (Photo: Trevor James)
habit (Photo: Trevor James)
lower leaves (Photo: Trevor James)
close-up of stem and upper leaf (Photo: Trevor James)
flowers (Photo: Trevor James)
close-up of coiled flower cluster with immature fruit (Photo: Trevor James)
young plant (Photo: Trevor James)
Myosotis laxa Lehm. subsp. caespitosa (Schultz) Hyl. ex Nordh.
Myosotis caespitosa Schultz
bay forget-me-not, forget-me-not, small forget-me-not, smaller forget-me-not, tufted forget-me-not, water forget-me-not
Native to Europe.
Widely naturalised in south-eastern Australia (i.e. in Tasmania, many parts of Victoria, the ACT and eastern New South Wales).
Water forget-me-not (Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria, where it is seen as a serious threat to one or more vegetation formations.
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