Navarretia rosulata facts for kids
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Navarretia rosulata is a rare species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common names San Anselmo navarretia, Marin County navarretia, and Marin County pincushionplant.
It is endemic to rocky serpentine soils.
Navarretia rosulata is a hairy, glandular annual herb growing up to 13 centimetres (5.1 in) tall. It has a skunky scent. The leaves are divided into many linear lobes.
The inflorescence is a cluster of many flowers surrounded by leaflike bracts and hairy, glandular sepals. The flowers are white to lavender in color, tube-throated, and just under 1 centimetre (0.39 in) long. The bloom period is May to July.
This plant was considered a subspecies of Navarretia heterodoxa (Navarretia heterodoxa ssp. rosulata) until 1993, when it was separated and named a distinct species.
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