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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia capillaris (Kellogg) Kuntze
Habit: Plant erect, 1° axes 1--several. Stem: 4--20 cm, branches ascending; glandular-puberulent. Leaf: cauline, ascending, 1--2 mm wide, linear to narrowly lanceolate, entire. Inflorescence: flowers 1--3 per stem, not in heads. Flower: calyx densely glandular-puberulent, united to middle, membranes splitting to base in fruit, lobes linear, acuminate, translucent at tip; corolla 6--8 mm, 2 × calyx, tube, yellow, minutely long-stalked-glandular, throat, lobes blue-white; stamens unequal, attached in upper throat, +- exserted; style < stamens, +- exserted. Fruit: < calyx, dehiscing from tip.
Ecology: Open, wet, gravelly areas, meadows, streamsides, snow pockets; Elevation: 200--3100 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, NCoRI, CaRH, SNH, WTR, SnBr, PR, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Idaho, Utah. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: See note under Navarretia leptalea subsp. bicolor.
Unabridged Synonyms: Gilia capillaris Kellogg
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Navarretia breweri
Next taxon: Navarretia cotulifolia
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia capillaris, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81180, accessed on January 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 22, 2017.