Nemophila menziesii var. menziesii

Common name: Baby Blue Eyes

A small crowd of Nemophila menziesii var. menziesii ("big" Baby Blue Eyes), Escondido, California; March 2019.

This is the “companion” plant portrait to Nemophila menziesii var. integrifolia, hopefully showing nicely just how much the two varieties of this species differ, with regards to size and coloration of the flowers, and perhaps most of all the leaves. Because as mentioned in the other portrait: only seeing one of the two, it puzzled me how they’d be just a variety of one and the same species! :)

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