Myosotis alpestris

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Myosotis alpestris
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Myosotis
M. alpestris
Binomial name
Myosotis alpestris

Myosotis alpestris or alpine forget-me-not is a herbaceous perennial plant in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae.

The alpine forget-me-not is the county flower of Westmorland in the United Kingdom and the state flower of Alaska in the United States. It grows well throughout Alaska in open, rocky places high in the mountains, flowering in midsummer. It is also found throughout the Himalaya range at elevations of 3,000–4,300 metres (9,800–14,100 ft).[1]


  1. ^ Alpine Forget-Me-Not at Flowers of India