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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia propinqua Suksd.
Habit: Plant generally mounding, dense. Stem: 3--10 cm, generally wider than high, branches spreading; white-hairy, hairs generally reflexed. Leaf: 1--2-pinnate-lobed, glabrous or white-hairy near base; axis, lobes needle-like, spreading at tip. Inflorescence: bracts, calyces white-hairy about middle; bracts 5--10 mm, generally exceeding flowers by < 1.5 ×, 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 4.5--6.5 mm, white, lobes ovate, white to light blue, 1 vein entering base; stamens, style exserted, filaments 1--2.5 mm, anthers +- equaling corolla lobes, stigmas 2. Fruit: chambers 1--2; translucent below middle, dehiscing when wetted. Seed: dark brown, pitted.
Ecology: Open, seasonally wet areas, meadows, disturbed sites, vernal pools; Elevation: 800--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRH, CaR, SNH, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho, Utah. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Navarretia intertexta (Benth.) Hook. subsp. propinqua (Suksd.) A.G. Day
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia prolifera subsp. prolifera
Next taxon: Navarretia prostrata
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2016. Navarretia propinqua, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34456, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.