Taxon  Report   5794    
Navarretia mellita  Greene
Honeyscented pincushionplant,  Skunk navarretia
Navarretia mellita
© 2017 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Navarretia mellita
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Navarretia mellita
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Navarretia mellita, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Navarretia mellita
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Navarretia
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Navarretia mellita
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 18, 2019).