Species Details

Navarretia nigelliformis ssp. radians

shining navarretia

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Scientific Name:
Navarretia nigelliformis Greene ssp. radians (J.T. Howell) A.G. Day
Common Name:
shining navarretia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM0C0J2
USDA Plants Symbol: NANIR
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Mar)Apr-Jul
65 - 1000 meters
215 - 3280 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay (sometimes)
Threatened by development. Possibly threatened by grazing and competition from non-native plants. Similar to N. heterandra. See Leaflets of Western Botany 2(8):136 (1938) for original description, and Novon 3(4):331-340 (1993) for revised nomenclature.
Total Occurrences: 102
Element Occurrence Ranks:
11 17 17 2 2 53
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 53
Recent <=20 Years 49
Presumed Extant 100
Possibly Extirpated 2
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Colusa (COL), Contra Costa (CCA), Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD), Merced (MER), Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), San Joaquin (SJQ), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Stanislaus (STA), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Adelaida (3512067), Antioch South (3712187), Bickmore Canyon (3612152), Bradley (3512077), California Valley (3512031), Cholame (3512063), Cholame Valley (3512073), Ciervo Mtn. (3612045), Clifton Court Forebay (3712175), Cosio Knob (3612112), Creston (3512055), Curry Mountain (3612014), Daulton (3711918), Estrella (3512065), Haystack Mtn. (3712043), Hepsedam Peak (3612037), Hernandez Reservoir (3612047), Idria (3612046), Kismet (3712011), Le Grand (3712022), Lodoga (3912234), Lonoak (3612038), Los Banos Valley (3612181), Mariposa Peak (3612182), Merced (3712034), Midway (3712165), Monarch Peak (3612027), Owens Reservoir (3712032), Parkfield (3512084), Paso Robles (3512066), Patterson (3712142), Planada (3712033), Priest Valley (3612026), Raymond (3711928), Rock Spring Peak (3612048), Salt Canyon (3912213), San Benito (3612151), San Benito Mtn. (3612036), San Miguel (3512076), Santa Margarita (3512045), Shedd Canyon (3512054), Smith Mountain (3612015), Success Dam (3611818), Templeton (3512056), Tent Hills (3512072), The Dark Hole (3512083), Wilbur Springs (3912214), Yosemite Lake (3712044)
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