Much like no. 4 [Myosotis verna Nutt.], but averaging larger, to 6 dm, the lvs 2-4 cm; pedicels at maturity 1-3 cm apart ascending or outcurved; mature cal 5-8 mm; nutlets 1.4-2.2 mm. Moist woods; Md. to s. Ind. and Mo., s. to Fla. and Tex.; disjunct (?) in s. Ont.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.