Latin name: Nemophila menziesii Hook. & Arn. var. integrifolia Parish
Pronunciation: neh-MOF-i-la MING-is-ee-eye*
Common name: Baby blue eyes
Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
Habitat: Grasslands, canyons, woodlands, burns, to 6000', Mojave Desert, Santa Ana Mts to San Diego Co., San Bernardino Co. to Ventura Co.
Blooming period: February to June
Name derivations: 1) Nemophila 2) menziesii 3) integrifolia
*Pronunciation based on original Scottish pronunciation of the name Menzies. If you don't choose to pronounce it this way, it would be MEN-zeez-ee-eye.