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Navarretia intertexta

Navarretia intertexta (Benth.) Hook.

Needleleaf Navarretia, Needle Leaved Navarretia, Interwoven Navarretia, Needle-leaf Pincushion-plant

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)


USDA Symbol: NAIN2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: White to bluish.


USA: AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , MA , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OH , OR , SD , TN , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open, seasonally wet areas, meadows, disturbed sites, vernal pools.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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


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

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