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Navarretia divaricata  (A. Gray) Greene
Divaricate navarretia,   Mountain navarretia
Navarretia divaricata is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Genus: Navarretia
Family: Polemoniaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Navarretia divaricata from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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[Wikipedia] Range, Habitat, Description: Navarretia divaricata is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name mountain navarretia, or divaricate navarretia. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to Montana to California, where it grows in open habitat types. It is a hairy, glandular annual herb producing a stem with pairs or whorls of purple-brown branches no more than about 10 centimeters tall. The leaves are divided into threadlike lobes. The inflorescence is a rounded head filled with leaflike green bracts deeply divided into long, narrow, pointed lobes. The small pink-tinged white to dark blue flowers are tucked amidst the spine-lobed bracts.[1] (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/21/2024).