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Baja Navarretia
Navarretia peninsularis
About Baja Navarretia (Navarretia peninsularis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Navarretia peninsularis is an uncommon species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common names Baja navarretia or Baja pincushionplant. It is native to southern California and Baja California, where it is an occasional member of the flora in wet spots in mountain forests. It is a hairy, glandular annual herb growing up to about 25 centimeters in maximum height. The leaves are 1 to 3 centimeters long and are divided into many very narrow linear or needlelike lobes. The inflorescence is a head of flowers lined with leaflike bracts. The lavender flowers are just under a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

1.2 - 9.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 13.1" - 33.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.37" - 2.70", Coldest Month: 31.0" - 43.6", Hottest Month: 59.3" - 67.3", Humidity: 1.20" - 20.26", Elevation: 4696" - 7808"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Baja 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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