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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia fossalis Moran
Habit: Plant spreading, generally not prostrate, 1° axis generally 1, short. Stem: 1--15 cm, branches from base or below heads, spreading; sparsely hairy, hairs recurved. Leaf: subglabrous, pinnate-lobed; axis, lobes linear; lobes few, entire or forked. Inflorescence: 1--2 cm wide; flowers clustered; longest bracts generally < 2 × head, hairy below middle, membranous-winged at base, generally ciliate; bract lobes few, 2--4-branched. Flower: calyx tube hairy, +- glandular at base, narrower at base than membranes, lobes glabrous, membranes truncate, ciliate; corolla exserted, 4--7 mm, white, lobes linear, < 1 mm wide; stamens, style +- exserted, filament <= 1 mm; stigmas 2, minute. Fruit: chambers 2; translucent, dehiscing when wetted. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Vernal pools, ditches; Elevation: 30--1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCoRO (San Luis Obispo Co.), SW, DMoj (Los Angeles Co.); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Navarretia filicaulis
Next taxon: Navarretia gowenii
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia fossalis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=34450, accessed on April 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 26, 2017.