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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia squarrosa (Eschsch.) Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Plant erect, 1° axes 1--several; odor skunk-like. Stem: 10--60 cm, branches ascending; long-hairy, glandular. Leaf: lower 1--2-pinnate-lobed, axis, lobes linear; upper axis shorter, wider, lobes narrowly lanceolate, generally forked on back, prickled. Inflorescence: outer bracts leaf-like, < leaves, middle lobe lanceolate, wider than lateral. Flower: calyx 7--10 mm, lobes narrowly lanceolate; corolla 9--12 mm, > calyx, dark blue, lobes 2 mm; stamens attached in tube, included; style included, stigmas 3, in mid tube, below anthers. Fruit: dehiscing tip to base.
Ecology: Common. Open, wet, gravelly flats, slopes; Elevation: < 1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, n SNF (Sacramento, Amador, Calaveras cos.), CW; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: Weedy in Australia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia sinistra
Next taxon: Navarretia subuligera
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia squarrosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34475, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.