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Mountain Navarretia
Navarretia divaricata
About Mountain Navarretia (Navarretia divaricata) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Navarretia divaricata is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name mountain navarretia, or divaricate navarretia. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to Montana to California, where it grows in open habitat types. It is a hairy, glandular annual herb producing a stem with pairs or whorls of purple-brown branches no more than about 10 centimeters tall. The leaves are divided into threadlike lobes. The inflorescence is a rounded head filled with leaflike green bracts deeply divided into long, narrow, pointed lobes. The small pink-tinged white to dark blue flowers are tucked amidst the spine-lobed bracts.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

4 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink, White, Blue

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 12.6" - 133.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.25" - 4.29", Coldest Month: 26.3" - 52.0", Hottest Month: 49.1" - 74.5", Humidity: 0.46" - 23.83", Elevation: 15" - 8963"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Divaricate Navarretia

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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