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Navarretia atractyloides

Navarretia atractyloides (Benth.) Hook. & Arn.

Hollyleaf Pincushionplant, Holly-leaf Pincushion-plant, Holly Leaf Navarretia

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)

Synonym(s): Navarretia hamata ssp. foliacea, Navarretia hamata var. foliacea


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Purple or white with reddish veins.


Native Habitat: Open, rocky or sandy areas.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 85 - OregonFlora (2020) Oregon State University
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Navarretia atractyloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Navarretia atractyloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Navarretia atractyloides


Record Modified: 2021-06-22
Research By: CBR

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