Myosotis venosa (Forget me not))
Species: M. venosa
Binomial name: Myosotis venosa
Synonyms: Myosotis astonii, Myosotis diversifol
Common name: Forget me not
Myosotis venosa is a small naturally uncommon native plant found in a few mountain ranges, usually in forest and by streams.
Its leaves which are up to 7cm long are broad and ovate and are covered in fine silky hairs. They have a slender stalk.
During December and February many white flowers (7mm in diameter) develop on 20cm or more in height ebracteate (no bracts)
Photographed at Otari Wilton Reserve, Wellington.
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