Species Details

Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri

Baker's navarretia

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Photo of Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
© 2018 Barry Rice
Photo of Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
© 2018 Hannah Kang
Photo of Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
© 2018 John Doyen
Scientific Name:
Navarretia leucocephala Benth. ssp. bakeri (Mason) A.G. Day
Common Name:
Baker's navarretia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM0C0E1
USDA Plants Symbol: NALEB
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
5 - 1740 meters
15 - 5710 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Valley and foothill grassland
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
May be more widespread; need information. Need quads for COL Co.

Threatened by development, habitat alteration, road construction, and agriculture. Potentially threatened by non-native plants.

Total Occurrences: 64
Element Occurrence Ranks:
5 8 3 0 10 38
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 41
Recent <=20 Years 23
Presumed Extant 54
Possibly Extirpated 6
Presumed Extirpated 4
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Glenn (GLE), Humboldt (HUM), Lake (LAK), Lassen (LAS), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), Napa (NAP), Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON), Sutter (SUT), Tehama (TEH), Yolo (YOL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Allendale (3812148), Arbuckle (3912211), Balls Ferry (4012242), Bend (4012232), Birds Landing (3812127), Blocksburg (4012336), Calistoga (3812255), Clearlake Highlands (3812286), Denverton (3812128), Dozier (3812137), Dunnigan (3812188), Elmira (3812138), Fairfield North (3812231), Gridley (3912136), Grimes (3912118), Healdsburg (3812257), Kenwood (3812245), Kirkwood (3912272), Laughlin Range (3912333), Longvale (3912354), Lower Lake (3812285), Manor Slough (3912223), Mark West Springs (3812256), Middletown (3812275), Owl Creek (4012358), Pennington (3912137), Petaluma River (3812225), Pine Creek Valley (4012151), Redwood Valley (3912332), Santa Rosa (3812246), Saxon (3812146), Sebastopol (3812247), Sherwood Peak (3912355), St. Helena (3812254), Sutter (3912126), Sutter Buttes (3912127), Tuscan Buttes Ne (4012241), Ukiah (3912322), Whispering Pines (3812276), Wildwood School (3812281), Willits (3912343), Willows (3912252), Winters (3812158), Yager Junction (4012357)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
Original Description: MadroƱo 8(6):198 (1946)
Revised Nomenclature: Novon 3(4):331-340 (1993)
Species Account: Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)