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Field forget-me-not

Myosotis arvensis

Description:

The plant was named after a romantic legend about a knight and his maiden. The knight picked flowers for her, but stumbled and fell into a river and drowned. He managed to throw the bucket in front of her feet and shout: Forget me not... The yellow in the middle of the flower made people think about eyes.

Habitat:

Small park.

Notes:

Norwegian name: Ã…kerforglemmegei.

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arne.roysland
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arne.roysland

Oslo, Norway

Spotted on Jul 21, 2020
Submitted on Jul 22, 2020

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