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Navarretia hamata

Navarretia hamata Greene

Hooked Pincushionplant, Hooked Pincushion-plant, Hooked Navarretia

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)


USDA Symbol: NAHA2

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 , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Sometimes with yellow throats.


Native Habitat: Dry, sandy, rocky places in chaparral, sand hills.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

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