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Forget-me-not
Boraginaceae
Hackelia micrantha


gardengeek
gardengeek
Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb

Boraginaceae Family

Hackelia Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Desert Stickseed, Western Sticktight, Bluebur Stickseed


Location

Utah
It is native to western North America from Alaska to northern Mexico, where it often grows in forested areas and meadows.

Physical Description
This is a lush perennial herb. The upper stems are generally leafless and hold cyme inflorescences of bright blue flowers. Each petite flower has five rounded lobes with a smaller petal-like appendage at the base of each. The fruit is a nutlet with pointed prickles.


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Boraginaceae
Borage Family
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Strange furry flowers

Lappula occidentalis, L. redowskii

Stickseed (Forget-me-nots)
(Hackelia)

Looks like:
Miterwort
(Mitella stenopetala)



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Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not
Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not - August 09, 2009



Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not
Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not - August 09, 2009



Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not - Flower
Stickseed, Jessica sticktight , Forget-me-not - Flower - July 09, 2009



Stickseed (Forget-me-nots) - Flower
Stickseed (Forget-me-nots) - Flower - June 07, 2009



Stickseed (Forget-me-nots) - Flower
Stickseed (Forget-me-nots) - Flower - June 07, 2009

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