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Myosotis sylvatica


The Wood or Woodland forget-me-not is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae. It grows up to 30 to 40 cm of height; and produces a sky-blue small (less than 1 cm across) flowers.


This Myosotis is native and common to Europe, and often found in forest and humid meadows. Here, seen in a small valley in Jura mountain Range, around the lake Lamoura - the lake of glacial origin and highest altitude lake in Jura Mountain range, at 1156m. The valley is surrounded by a coniferous forest, and the majority of it is occupied by grassland, while some of the lake shores are peat-bogs. The site of Lamoura Lake has been designated as a Natura 2000 area, in order to protect this fragile peatbog ecosystem.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 5, 2018
Submitted on Aug 31, 2018

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