Classification
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Myosotis forsteri Lehm., Pl. Asperif. Nucif. 95 (1818)
 Description

Rosette usually single;  lf lamina broad, = or < petiole;  hairs short, stiff to ± flexuous, usually appressed, sparse.  Lateral branches few to many, ascending, sometimes branched, to 30 cm long;  internodes usually = or > lvs.  Cymes mostly ebracteate, many-flowered; internodes between frs usually > calyx.  Calyx hairs mainly on margins and ribs.  Corolla white, 2–6 mm diam.;  tube cylindric; filaments very short;  anthers 0.5 mm long, partly exserted.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Phenology

Flowering: Oct.–Apr.; Fruiting: Nov.–May.

 Bibliography
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series No. 22. [Not Threatened]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Not Threatened]
Lehmann, J. G. C. 1818: Plantae e Familiae Asperifoliarum Nuciferae.