Taxon  Report   5804 
Navarretia pubescens  (Benth.) Hook. & Arn.
Downy pincushionplant,  Purple navarretia
Navarretia pubescens
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Navarretia pubescens
© 2001 George W. Hartwell
Navarretia pubescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Navarretia pubescens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Oregon.

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Navarretia pubescens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Navarretia
Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Navarretia mitracarpa
ICPN: Aegochloa pubescens
More information about  Navarretia pubescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2018).

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