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Needle-leaf Navarretia - Navarretia intertexta


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems erect, 2–12 cm, simple or branched, the branches prostrate to ascending. Herbage glabrate, stems puberulent. Leaves 5–20 mm long with 6 to 13 primary lobes on the upper leaf. Flowers: calyx 5–8 mm long, villous within; corolla pale blue, ca. as long as the calyx, tube 5–7 mm long, lobes ca. 2 mm long; style 5–8 mm long; stamens exserted well beyond the top of the tube. Capsule 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are subspecies propinqua (Suksd.) A.G. Day

Range Comments
WA to MT, south to CA, AZ, NV and ID (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Vernally wet soil of meadows, margins of ponds, streams; valleys; Lincoln and Sanders counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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