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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia intertexta (Benth.) Hook.
Habit: Plant erect, narrower than to as wide as tall, 1° axes 1--several. Stem: 8--28 cm, branches ascending; white-hairy, hairs generally reflexed. Leaf: 1--2-pinnate-lobed, glabrous or white-hairy near base; axis, lobes needle-like, lobes at leaf tip spreading. Inflorescence: bracts, calyces white-hairy about middle; bracts 10--20 mm, generally exceeding flowers by 1.5--2 ×, bracts pinnate-lobed, lobes needle-like, lower forked, 3 at tip spreading; inner bracts clasping, base expanded-concave, narrowly membrane-margined. Flower: calyx membranes V-shaped, hairy at middle, lobes entire or 1--2 lobes 3-pronged; corolla 6--8(13) mm, white, lobes ovate, white to light blue, 1 vein entering base; stamens, style exserted, filaments 2--3.5 mm, anthers exceeding corolla lobes, stigmas 2. Fruit: chambers 1--2; translucent below middle, dehiscing when wetted. Seed: dark brown, pitted.
Ecology: Open, seasonally wet areas, meadows, vernal pools; Elevation: < 2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SNF, GV, SnFrB, SCoR, SW, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho, Nevada, Baja California. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Navarretia intertexta (Benth.) Hook. subsp. intertexta
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia heterodoxa
Next taxon: Navarretia jepsonii
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2016. Navarretia intertexta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34455, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.