Taxon  Report   5807    
Navarretia squarrosa  (Eschsch.) Hook. & Arn.
Skunkbush,  Skunkweed
Navarretia squarrosa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Navarretia squarrosa
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Navarretia squarrosa
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Navarretia squarrosa, 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 squarrosa
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Navarretia
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia squarrosa
ICPN: Navarretia eastwoodiae
ICPN: Navarretia squarrosa var. agrestis
More information about  Navarretia squarrosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 18, 2019).