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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia viscidula Benth.
Habit: Plant erect, 1° axis generally 1. Stem: 3--24 cm; branches generally above, occasionally near base, ascending to spreading; gland-dotted, glandular-hairy. Leaf: pinnate-lobed or -toothed; lobes or teeth ascending; lower leaves 2--5 cm, axis, lobes thread-like; upper leaves generally strap-shaped, > 1 mm wide. Inflorescence: bract bases concave; outer bracts leaf-like, strap-shaped, generally > head; inner bracts shorter, palmate, middle lobe longest, tip acuminate or toothed. Flower: calyx lobes lanceolate, hairy, tips glandular; corolla 9--16 mm, 2 × calyx, purple or red-purple; stamens attached in lower throat, exserted or at mouth of throat; style exserted or at mouth of throat, stigmas 3, at level of anthers. Fruit: dehiscing tip to base.
Ecology: Open, sandy or clay flats, near pools, marshes, meadows; Elevation: 100--900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, CaRF, SNF, SnFrB. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul Note: Were they to be recognized taxonomically, small-flowered plants in SNF would be assignable to Navarretia viscidula subsp. purpurea (Brand) H. Mason.
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia tagetina
Next taxon: Phlox
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia viscidula, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34478, accessed on February 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 27, 2017.