Fieldtrip CA Naturalist
Species Nemophila menziesii
Description: This baby-blue-eyes was in a beautiful cluster on a hiking trail.
Taken at 4:30
Nemophila menziesii, known commonly as baby blue eyes, is an annual herb native to California, Oregon, and Baja California. It is a spring wildflower with three varieties, two of which bear blue flowers. It is also cultivated in gardens. It can occasionally be found outside its native range as an introduced species, in Alaska, for example.