Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa - Tufted Forget-me-not
Tufted Forget-me-not is rather rare in Cornwall and has not been confirmed on the Isles of Scilly. It has been found so far on moors, in damp meadows, and by streams and ponds in mildly acid situations. Recent records include the Bostraze Moors (SW33V, 1981, R.J.Murphy), Menadarva (SW64A, 1994, C.N.French), Maenporth (SW72Z, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Ventongimps Moor (SW75V, 1982, R.J.Murphy), Cubert (SW75Y, 1994, H.M.Meredith), Shire Horse Centre (SW97A, 1998, C.N.French), Bude Marsh (SS20C, 1998, M.Atkinson), Bridgerule (SS20R, 1994, BSBI), Par beach (SX05W, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Werrington (SX38I, 1998, D.L.Brookman), Lewcombe (SX38R, 1998, D.Dupree), and Westcott Farm (SX39E, 1998, M.Atkinson).
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French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.