Navarretia breweri

Yellow-Flowered Navarretia

Mat of densely branched stems. Stems coated with tiny fine hairs. Leaves gray-green, alternate, deeply lobed to needle-like segments. Flower heads surrounded with leaf-like bracts, lobes all equal in size, prickly tips. Flower composed of long yellow tube, 4–5 lobes; stamens exserted, held in calyx with prickly-tipped lobes. Grows in open wet meadows, along streams, at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 1--3 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Subalpine
  • Found In: Steens
  • Native: Yes