Range and Habitat in Illinois
True Forget-Me-Not rarely naturalizes in the Illinois, where it is found primarily in the NE section of the state. It was introduced into North America from Eurasia as an ornamental garden plant. While True Forget-Me-Not has not been invasive in Illinois thus far, it has become aggressive in some areas of northeastern United States. Habitats consist of low areas along springs, ponds, and slow-moving streams where the supply of moisture is more or less stable.