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Navarretia willamettensis

Navarretia willamettensis S.C. Spencer

Willamette Navarretia, Willamette Valley Phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: White to pale blue or lavender.


Native Habitat: Hard clay of vernal pools.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
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 85 - OregonFlora (2020) Oregon State University
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-06-24
Research By: CBR

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