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Myosotis  alpestris F.W.Schmidt   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Myosotis  alpestris F.W.Schmidt 
SynonymsMyosotis ambigens (Bég.) Grau
 Myosotis suaveolens Waldst. & Kit.
 Myosotis sylvatica ssp. alpestris (F.W.Schmidt) Gams
Territory
grassland and woods
Altitude1500-3200m
Description stems numerous, leaves oblong-lanceolate, the lower petiolate, cincinnati short, many flowered, calyx sparsely hirsute, corolla rotate, 8-10mm across
Size10-15cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring, summer
Caind
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, semi-shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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