Page author: David Giblin
Nemophila maculata
baby blue eyes, five-spot

Distribution: Occurring occasionally as an escape on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern Oregon to southern California.

Habitat: In our area a garden escape to open areas; in its native range found in meadows, roadbanks, and woodland.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Introduced from California

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, sawflies


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Accepted Name:
Nemophila maculata Benth. ex Lindl.
Publication: J. Hort. Soc. London 3: 319–320, f. [p. 320]. 1848.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Nemophila maculata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Nemophila maculata checklist entry

OregonFlora: Nemophila maculata information

E-Flora BC: Nemophila maculata atlas page

CalPhotos: Nemophila maculata photos

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