Calflora
Taxon  Report   13019 
Castilleja ambigua  Hook. & Arn.  var. ambigua 
Johnny-nip
Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
© 2016 Asa & Teresa Spade
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Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
© 2010 Toni Corelli
Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
© 2013 James Gonsman
Family: OROBANCHACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja ambigua
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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CNPS: Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua
More information about  Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2018).

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