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Small, unfriendly looking annual herb with bright green and red spines. There are magenta flower petals, filaments, and stigma, blue anthers, and a yellow throat/fauces. This plant was only 4 inches tall.
California sage scrubland, growing in between Buckwheat and Deervetch plants. This species is found along the Central and Southern California coast and into Baja California.
aka Hooked navarretia