baby blue eyes ( Nemophila )

baby blue eyes


Native California flower with dark-spotted blue flowers.

Baby Blue Eyes, Nemophila
Taxonomic Hierarchy
Kingdom Plantae – Vegetal, plants
Subkingdom Viridaeplantae – green plants
Infrakingdom Streptophyta – land plants
Division Tracheophyta – vascular plants
Subdivision Spermatophytina – spermatophytes, seed plants
Infradivision Angiospermae – flowering plants, angiosperms
Class Magnoliopsida
Superorder Asteranae
Order Boraginales
Family Boraginaceae – borage
Genus Nemophila [ Nutt. ] – blue-eyes, baby blue eyes
Direct Children:
Species Nemophila aphylla (L.) Brummitt – smallflower baby blue eyes
Species Nemophila arizonica M.E. Jones
Species Nemophila breviflora A. Gray – baby blue eyes, Great Basin blue-eyes, basin nemophila
Species Nemophila heterophylla Fisch. & C.A. Mey. – small baby blue eyes
Species Nemophila kirtleyi L.F. Hend. – Kirtley's nemophila
Species Nemophila maculata Benth. ex Lindl. – fivespot
Species Nemophila menziesii Hook. & Arn. – baby blue-eyes, baby blue eyes
Species Nemophila parviflora Douglas ex Benth. – smallflower blue-eyes, smallflower nemophila
Species Nemophila pedunculata Douglas ex Benth. – littlefoot blue-eyes, littlefoot nemophila
Species Nemophila phacelioides Nutt. – largeflower nemophila, baby blue-eyes, largeflower baby blue eyes
Species Nemophila pulchella Eastw. – Eastwood's baby blue eyes
Species Nemophila spatulata Coville – Sierra blue-eyes, Sierra baby blue eyes

References and Further Reading

  • Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language (College Edition) ©1955
  • Nemophila, Baby Blue Eyes
  • Baby Blue Eyes, Nemopila insignis (Hydrophyllaceae)
  • Nemophila,( Nutt. ) Taxonomic Serial No.: 31421
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