CPC Plant Profile: Few-flower Navarretia
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Few-flower Navarretia (Navarretia leucocephala ssp. pauciflora)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 133130
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/18/2021

clonal stinging hairs

Participating Institutions
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Navarretia leucocephala subsp. pauciflora in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 10000 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 01/01/2010

urbanization, wetland drainage, . . .trampling, feral pigs, road widening.

  • 01/01/2010

more than a dozen occur in the region. Grows in vernal pools and mesic grasslands and are found in Lake, Napa, Solano, and Somona Counties,

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Taxon Navarretia leucocephala ssp. pauciflora
Authority (H. Mason) Day
Family Polemoniaceae
CPC Number 2931
ITIS 524330
Common Names Few-flowered Navarretia | fewflower navarretia
Associated Scientific Names Navarretia leucocephala ssp. pauciflora | Navarretia pauciflora
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1

volcanic ash substrate, clay pan vernal pools in chaparral, grassland, or mixed coniferous forest in southern Lake and Napa Counties.

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