Taxon  Report   5836    
Nemophila menziesii  Hook. & Arn.
Baby blue eyes
Nemophila menziesii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Nemophila menziesii
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Nemophila menziesii
© 2017 Debra L. Cook
Nemophila menziesii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Nemophila menziesii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Nemophila menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).