Taxon  Report   5804    
Navarretia pubescens  (Benth.) Hook. & Arn.
Downy pincushionplant,  Purple navarretia
Navarretia pubescens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Navarretia pubescens
© 2001 George W. Hartwell
Navarretia pubescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Navarretia pubescens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon.

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Navarretia pubescens
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Navarretia
Communities: Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aegochloa pubescens
More information about  Navarretia pubescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 20, 2019).