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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Navarretia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Navarretia gowenii L.A. Johnson
Habit: Plant erect, 1° axis generally 1. Stem: 5--30 cm, tan to red-brown; branches above, ascending, glandular. Leaf: 2-pinnate-lobed; axis, lobes linear, tip linear to lanceolate, many-toothed; glandular-hairy; cotyledons 2--3, deeply lobed. Inflorescence: bracts, calyces glandular hairy at middle; outer bracts 1.5--2 × head, expanded at base, generally narrower above; inner bracts shorter, base clasping, tip narrow, toothed. Flower: calyx lobes strap-shaped, entire or longest toothed; corolla 8--10 mm, > calyx, white to cream with purple spot at lobe bases, lobes 1.2--2 mm, tips rounded-acute, entire, glandular abaxially; stamens attached at +- 1 level in throat, included to +- exserted; style included, stigmas 2, minute. Fruit: chamber 1; valves 4, dehiscing in lower 1/2.
Ecology: Clay, serpentine soils; Elevation: 200--300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV (Stanislaus Co.), SnFrB (Contra Costa Co.). Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Navarretia fossalis
Next taxon: Navarretia hamata
Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Navarretia gowenii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=88836, 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.