Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Nemophila insignis var. menziesii

Family: Boraginaceae

Common name: BABY-BLUE-EYES

Synonym: Nemophila menziesii

Native to: California


Type: annual

Forms: prostrate, spreading

Max height: 0.40 feet

Max width: 1 foot


blue/green, brown/black, magenta/purple, secondary color present, white/off white, yellow




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, sandy, well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant