Taxon  Report   5809    
Navarretia tagetina  Greene
Marigold navarretia,  Marigold pincushionplant, Navarretia
Navarretia tagetina
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Navarretia tagetina
© 2015 John Doyen
Navarretia tagetina
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Navarretia tagetina, 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 tagetina
© 2008 Jennifer Buck
Genus: Navarretia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Navarretia tagetina
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 16, 2019).