Page author: David Giblin
Navarretia divaricata
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Montana and Nevada.

Habitat: Dry, open places from the foothills to mid-elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Low, sticky annual, often broader than high, the primary head only about 5 cm. above the ground.

Leaves:

Leaves few, pinnatifid, with narrow rachis and segments, the segments near the base.

Flowers:

Inflorescence of dense, leafy-bracteate, terminal heads, with naked side branches attached just below the heads also terminating in heads; calyx 6-10 mm. long, with 5 unequal lobes, and with broad translucent intervals between the herbaceous segments; corolla white to pale pink or lavender, shorter than the calyx, the 5 lobes very short; filaments 0.3 mm. long, inserted equally below the sinuses; style 3-parted, but two of the stigmas partly attached to each other; ovary superior.

Fruits:

Capsule often with only 2 cells because of a failure of a partition; seeds 2-4 per carpel.

Accepted Name:
Navarretia divaricata (Torr. ex A. Gray) Greene

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Infraspecies:
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Navarretia divaricata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Navarretia divaricata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Navarretia divaricata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Navarretia divaricata photos.

USDA Plants: Navarretia divaricata information.

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