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Adobe Navarretia
Navarretia nigelliformis
About Adobe Navarretia (Navarretia nigelliformis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Navarretia nigelliformis is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name adobe navarretia. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the Central Valley and adjacent mountains. It grows in vernally wet depressions in clay soils, such as vernal pools. It is a hairy annual herb growing up to about 32 centimeters in maximum height. The leaves are divided into many very narrow linear or needlelike lobes. The inflorescence is a head of flowers lined with leaflike bracts with long white hairs. The flower is yellow with brown or purple spots in the throat.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

0.3 - 1.1 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 7.3" - 54.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.14" - 2.47", Coldest Month: 20.6" - 51.1", Hottest Month: 40.5" - 78.4", Humidity: 0.98" - 27.19", Elevation: 40" - 12948"

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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