Taxon  Report   5794 
Navarretia mellita  E. Greene
Honeyscented pincushionplant,  Skunk navarretia
Navarretia mellita
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
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Navarretia mellita
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Navarretia mellita
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Navarretia mellita, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Navarretia mellita
© 2017 Neal Kramer
Genus: Navarretia
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Navarretia mellita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2017).

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