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US Wildflower's Database of Blue Wildflowers for California

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Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both.
Scientific name:
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Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".
Aster: New England Aster, Michaelmas-daisy

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Bellflower: Bluebell Bellflower, Bluebell, Harebell, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Blue Rain Flower, Heathbells, Witches Thimbles

Campanula rotundifolia*
(Native) Family: Campanulaceae - Bellflower family
Blue Eyed Mary: Blue-eyed Mary, Maiden Blue Eyed Mary, Smallflower Blue Eyed Mary

Collinsia parviflora*
(Native) Family: Plantaginaceae – Plantain family
Camas: Small Camas, Quamash

Camassia quamash*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae – Lily family
Chicory: Chicory

Cichorium intybus
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
False Indigo: Indigobush, False Indigo Bush, Desert False Indigo, Tall Indigo-bush

Amorpha fruticosa*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae – Pea family
Jacob's Ladder: Showy Jacob’s Ladder, Jacob’s Ladder, Skunky Polemonium, Skunkleaf Polemonium

Polemonium pulcherrimum*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae – Phlox family
Kittentails: Tailed Kittentails, Mountain Kittentails, Mountain Kittentoes

Synthyris missurica*
(Native) Family: Plantaginaceae – Plantain family
Knapweed: Bachelor’s Button, Bluebottle, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower

Centaurea cyanus*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Mazus: Japanese Mazus

Mazus pumilus*
(Introduced) Family: Phrymaceae - Lopseed Family
Nightshade: Climbing Nightshade, Bittersweet Nightshade, Woody Nightshade, European Bittersweet, Fellenwort, Blue Nightshade

Solanum dulcamara*
(Introduced) Family: Solanaceae – Potato family
Periwinkle: Bigleaf Periwinkle, Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle

Vinca major
(Introduced) Family: Apocynaceae – Dogbane family
Selfheal: Heal-All, Common Selfheal

Prunella vulgaris*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae – Mint family
Speedwell: Bird's Eye Speedwell, Persian Speedwell, Birdeye Speedwell, Winter Speedwell

Veronica persica*
(Introduced) Family: Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Speedwell: Water Speedwell, Sessile Water-speedwell, Brook-pimpernell, Blue Water Speedwell

Veronica anagallis-aquatica*
(Introduced) Family: Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Spiderwort: Virginia Spiderwort

Tradescantia virginiana
(Native) Family: Commelinaceae – Spiderwort family
Triplet-Lily: Large-flowered Triplet-lily, Douglas’ Brodiaea, Wild Hyacinth

Triteleia grandiflora*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae – Lily family
Venus' Looking-glass: Venus' Looking Glass, Clasping Bellwort, Clasping Venus' Looking Glass, Roundleaved Triodanis

Triodanis perfoliata*
(Native) Family: Campanulaceae - Bellflower family
Waterleaf: Ballhead Waterleaf, Cat's Breeches, Dwarf Waterleaf

Hydrophyllum capitatum
(Native) Family: Hydrophyllaceae – Waterleaf family

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Scientific name:
Common name:

Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".

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Updated July 13, 2016