Not native to California
San Diego County, California, US
Small little blue flowers found near University Beach, Corpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi. The flowers were less than 20 mm in diameter. I will try to take better photos next time I see them.
Growing as weed near sidewalk and edge of yard, 764 Barlow.
Scarlet pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis; also known as red pimpernel, red chickweed, poorman's barometer, poor man's weather-glass,shepherd's weather glass or shepherd's clock) is a low-growing annual plant. The native range of the species is Europe and Western and North Africa. The species has been distributed widely by humans, either deliberately as an ornamental flower or accidentally.A. arvensis is now naturalised almost worldwide, with a range that encompasses The Americas, Central and East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Malesia,...