Taxon  Report   5788    
Navarretia leucocephala  Benth.
White headed navarretia,  Whitehead navarretia
Navarretia leucocephala
© 2002 Steve Tyron
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Navarretia leucocephala
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Navarretia leucocephala
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Navarretia leucocephala, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Navarretia leucocephala
© 2018 Walter Floyd
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Navarretia leucocephala
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).