Myosotis secunda can be identified by its habitat, of acidic boggy ground, and by the contrasting hairs - long and spreading on the stem but tightly appressed in the flower stalks.
Main flower color:
Ireland, Wales, Scotland, west and south England
Up to 12 cm
Bogs and wet ground, on heaths and other acidic locations
Around 6 mm in diameter; pale blue, with five rounded petals, very shallowly notched at the tip. Calyces are divided below the middle into five teeth, which are relatively long and narrow. Flowers are attached by stout stalks lined by appressed hairs; the stalks are around 4 times as long as the calyces
Opposite, oblong, hairless to sparsely hairy
May to August