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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia prostrata (A. Gray) Greene
Habit: Plant prostrate, with central head, 1° axis generally +- 0, 2° axes several, each with head. Stem: sparsely hairy (densely hairy below heads), hairs recurved. Leaf: clustered just below heads, > 2 × head diam, subglabrous, sparsely gland-dotted, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, axis 1--4 mm wide, lobes linear, ascending. Inflorescence: bracts like leaves but shorter, hairy below, basal wing wide, membranous, ciliate, lower lobes 2--3-branched abaxially. Flower: calyx lobes tapered, hairy, tube +- glandular at base, glabrous, often 3-toothed; corolla 7--9 mm, blue to white, lobes linear, < 1 mm wide; stamens, style exserted, stigmas 2, minute. Fruit: translucent, dehiscing when wetted.
Ecology: Alkaline floodplains, vernal pools; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: w SnJV (Merced Co.), CCo (w Alameda Co.), SnFrB (Alameda Co.), SCoR, c SCo (Los Angeles Co.), PR (Santa Rosa Plateau). Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Navarretia propinqua
Next taxon: Navarretia pubescens
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2016. Navarretia prostrata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34470, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.