Taxon  Report   5844    
Nemophila pedunculata  Douglas ex Benth.
Littlefoot nemophila,  Meadow nemophila
Nemophila pedunculata
© 2008 Keir Morse
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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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Nemophila pedunculata
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Genus: Nemophila
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).