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infestation (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of stems and upper leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
coiled flower clusters (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
immature and mature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
seedlings (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Myosotis sylvatica Hoffm.
Myosotis sylvatica Hoffm. var. sylvaticaMyosotis arvensis (L.) Hill var. sylvatica (Hoffm.) Pers.
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Native to Europe (i.e. Denmark, southern Sweden, the UK, Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, western Russia, western Ukraine, Albania, Bulgaria, Italy, Romania, Yugoslavia and France), western Asia (i.e. Iran and Turkey) and the Indian sub-continent (i.e. Bhutan, northern India, Nepal and northern Pakistan).
Widely naturalised in the temperate regions of southern Australia (i.e. on the central and southern tablelands of New South Wales, in the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, south-eastern South Australia and south-western Western Australia). Also sparingly naturalised in south-eastern Queensland and naturalised overseas in New Zealand, northern USA and southern Africa.
Wood forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica) is a significant environmental weed in Victoria, an environmental weed in Western Australia and New South Wales, and a "sleeper weed" in other parts of southern Australia.