Eritrichium nanum

Click on the images below to see larger versions. 

Scientific Name Eritrichium nanum USDA PLANTS Symbol
ERNA
Common Name Arctic Alpine Forget-me-not ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
31904
Family Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) SEINet
Reference
Click Here
Description Life zones and habitat: Alpine; tundra.
Plant: Short, mat-forming perennial 1/2 to 2 inches tall; slender hairy stems.
Leaves: Basal oblong to ovate leaves, up to 3/8-inch long, thick, hairy.
Inflorescence: Clusters of small flowers about 1/4-inch across with 5 blue petals and yellow centers.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield.
Colorado Status
Native

© Tom Lebsack 2018