Taxonomy: Fam. Boraginaceae// Genus: Myosotis// Species: Myosotis sylvatica Hoffm.// Subspecies: Myosotis sylvatica subsp. cyanea (Hayek) Vestergr.
Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Matevski, 2010).
Lifeform: Biennial; First year growth (vegetative stage) is characterized by basal rosette formation. Flowering occurs in the second year.
Distribution: Native from Southeast Europe to Transcaucasus according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).
Habitat: Moist and somewhat shaded habitats- European beech forests, near streams in the montane area.
Flowering period: Spring – early summer: APR, MAY, JUN.
Matevski, V. (2010). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. II, Book 1. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Myosotis sylvatica subsp. cyanea (Hayek) Vestergr. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:77252061-1 [Accessed 29.05.2022].