Taxon  Report   5844 
Nemophila pedunculata  Benth.
Littlefoot nemophila,  Meadow nemophila
Nemophila pedunculata
© 2011 Barry Breckling
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Nemophila pedunculata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Nemophila pedunculata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Nemophila pedunculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Nemophila pedunculata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Nemophila
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Nemophila alata
ICPN: Nemophila exigua
ICPN: Nemophila sepulta
More information about  Nemophila pedunculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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