Aquatic Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis scorpioides)
Ecology and Natural History: Aquatic forget-me-not is native to Europe and Asia. It was intentionally introduced as an ornamental plant and escaped. It grows in wet areas along shores and stream banks.
Impacts of Introduction: It can grow in large monocultures and out-competes native wetland plants. It also contains an alkaloid that is toxic to mammals. It can cause weight loss, poor body condition, and liver disease.