Calflora
Taxon  Report   10149 
Navarretia sinistra  (M. E. Jones) L. A. Johnson
Alva day's pincushionplant
Navarretia sinistra
© 1997 James B. Gratiot
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Navarretia sinistra
© 2015 Steve Matson
Navarretia sinistra
© 2015 Steve Matson
Navarretia sinistra, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Navarretia sinistra
© 1997 James B. Gratiot
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Navarretia
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.5 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Gilia sinistra ssp. sinistra
ICPN: Gilia sinistra
More information about  Navarretia sinistra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NASI2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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