Calflora
Taxon  Report   10148    
Navarretia leptalea  (A. Gray) L. A. Johnson
Bridges' pincushionplant
Navarretia leptalea
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Navarretia leptalea
© 2008 Steve Matson
Navarretia leptalea
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Navarretia leptalea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Navarretia leptalea
© 2017 Denny Grossman
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Navarretia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Gilia leptalea
More information about  Navarretia leptalea
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 (NALE5)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).