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Nemophila Nuttall. Baby-blue-eyes.

Key to Nemophila

A genus of 11 species, herbs, of North America (mostly w. North America).

ID notes: Nemophila aphylla is superficially similar to Phacelia covillei and P. ranunculacea, with which it often co-occurs. Nemophila aphylla has solitary flowers (and later fruits) borne on pedicels opposite the leaves, the pedicels mostly > 12 mm long; vs. Phacelia with flowers (and later fruits) in 2-6-flowered terminal cymes, the pedicels mostly < 12 mm long).

Ref: Constance (1941). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Nemophila aphylla | Original Image ⭷


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