Navarretia tagetina

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Navarretia tagetina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Polemoniaceae
Genus: Navarretia
Species: N. tagetina
Binomial name
Navarretia tagetina

Navarretia tagetina is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common names marigold pincushionplant[1] and marigold navarretia. It is native to the western United States from Washington to central California, where it grows in wet grassland habitat such as vernal pools. It is a somewhat hairy annual herb growing up to about 30 centimeters tall. The leaves are deeply divided into many spreading needlelike lobes. The inflorescence is a cluster of many flowers surrounded by leaflike bracts. The flowers are pale blue and about a centimeter long.


  1. ^ "Navarretia tagetina". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 

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