Nemophila
nemophila
6 species
3 subspecies and varieties
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Nemophila brevifloraGreat Basin baby-blue-eyes
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia to south to California, east to Colorado and Montana.
Habitat: Wooded slopes, thickets, and less often in open places, from the foothills to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Nemophila kirtleyiSnake Canyon baby-blue-eyes
Origin: Native
Flowers: April - May
Nemophila maculatababy blue eyes, five-spot
Distribution: Known in Washington only as a garden escape in King County; 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.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May-June
Nemophila menziesiibaby blue-eyes
Distribution: Known in Washington only as a garden escape in King County; 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.
Origin: Introduced from California and Oregon
Flowers: May-june
var. menziesii – baby blue-eyes
Nemophila parviflorasmall-flowered nemophila
Distribution: More common west of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Utah.
Habitat: Shady, wooded slopes, low to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
var. austiniae – small-flowered nemophila
var. parviflora – small-flowered nemophila
Nemophila pedunculatameadow baby-blue-eyes, spreading nemophila
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington; southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, south to Baja California, east to Nevada and Idaho.
Habitat: Moist, open places, like meadows and bottom lands, in the foothills and lowlands, occasionally somewhat higher.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June