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Marigold Navarretia
Navarretia tagetina
About Marigold Navarretia (Navarretia tagetina) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Navarretia tagetina is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common names marigold pincushionplant and marigold navarretia. It is native to the western United States from Washington to central California, where it grows in wet grassland habitat such as vernal pools. It is a somewhat hairy annual herb growing up to about 30 centimeters tall. The leaves are deeply divided into many spreading needlelike lobes. The inflorescence is a cluster of many flowers surrounded by leaflike bracts. The flowers are pale blue and about a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

2.8 - 11.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 6.8" - 71.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.22" - 2.78", Coldest Month: 31.8" - 52.0", Hottest Month: 50.8" - 76.7", Humidity: 0.46" - 29.12", Elevation: -21" - 8095"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Marigold Pincushionplant

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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