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Navarretia hamata is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name hooked pincushionplant.
It is found from the Monterey Bay area, through the Central Coast, to the lower slopes of the Transverse Ranges and Peninsular Ranges and coastal mesas in Southern California, as well as on the three of the Channel Islands and south into Baja California. It is often a member of the chaparral flora.
Navarretia hamata is a hairy, glandular annual herb producing a spreading, erect stem up to about 30 centimeters tall. It usually has a strong skunky scent. The leaves are divided into narrow, sharp-tipped lobes, the ones at the tip of each leaf hooked.
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