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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CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Navarretia sinistra
© 1997 James B. Gratiot
Genus: Navarretia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).