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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia leucocephala Benth.
Habit: Plant erect to prostrate, 1° axes 1--several. Stem: 3--15 cm, branches ascending to prostrate; puberulent or hairy below heads, hairs recurved. Leaf: 1--2-pinnate-lobed; lobes linear; lower leaves glabrous, upper hairy at base. Inflorescence: outer bracts leaf-like, lobes needle-like, 2--4-branched at base, lobes near tip 2, shorter, entire, ascending; inner bracts simpler, base membranous-winged, ciliate, wing width > midrib. Flower: calyx lobes glabrous or +- hairy, tapered, gland-dotted below, membranes truncate, ciliate; corolla 4--10 mm, lobes with 1 vein entering base; stamens exserted; stigmas 2, minute. Fruit: translucent, dehiscing when wetted.
Note: Some subspecies intergrade. Variable with water level, duration.
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia leptalea subsp. leptalea
Next taxon: Navarretia leucocephala subsp. bakeri
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia leucocephala, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34460, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.