Page author: David Giblin
Nemophila menziesii
baby blue-eyes

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington, where largely known as a garden escape; native from southwestern Oregon to southern California.

Habitat: In our area a garden escape to open areas; in its native range found in meadows, roadbanks, and woodland.

Flowers: May-june

Origin: Introduced from California and Oregon

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, sawflies


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Accepted Name:
Nemophila menziesii Hook. & Arn.
Publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 152. 1833.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Nemophila menziesii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Nemophila menziesii checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Nemophila menziesii information.

E-Flora BC: Nemophila menziesii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Nemophila menziesii photos.

USDA Plants: Nemophila menziesii information.

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