Wood Forget-me-not: a puzzle | Nature Notes from Dorset

Many gardens have a cultivated form of wood forget-me-not in them as it is an attractive flower with lovely bright sky-blue petals, deep green leaves and it grows in a way that suits flower beds! Other members of the forget-me-not family tend to be somewhat straggly and untidy with smaller, paler blue flowers. This cultivated form readily escapes in to the countryside, often through dumped garden rubbish, and it can be frequently found on roadside verges and other 'waste' ground.
The true wood forget-me-not is very much a part of the native woodland spring flora and is far less common;

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