Taxon  Report   11481 
Castilleja chromosa  A. Nelson
Desert paintbrush
Castilleja chromosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Castilleja chromosa
© 2001 Gary A. Monroe
Castilleja chromosa
© Charles Webber1998 California Academy of Sciences
Sagebrush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Genus: Castilleja
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Castilleja angustifolia var. dubia
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Castilleja martinii ssp. ewanii
TJM2: Castilleja martinii var. ewanii
TJM2: Castilleja angustifolia
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 28, 2015).

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