The flower name ‘forget-me-not’ was popularised by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the early 19th century, who adapted it from a German folk tale in his poem ‘The Keepsake’. Before then it had been more commonly know as scorpion grass.
📸 Ivar Leidus (via @qikipedia)

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