Taxon  Report   1669 
Castilleja affinis  Hook. & Arn.  ssp. affinis 
Coast indian paintbrush,  Wight's indian paint brush
Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
© 2002 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja affinis
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castilleja affinis ssp. insularis
PLANTS: Castilleja wightii ssp. inflata
PLANTS: Castilleja wightii ssp. anacapensis
PLANTS: Castilleja inflata
PLANTS: Castilleja douglasii
PLANTS: Castilleja douglasii ssp. insularis
PLANTS: Castilleja californica
PLANTS: Castilleja affinis var. contentiosa
PLANTS: Castilleja wightii ssp. rubra
XWALK: Castilleja affinis var. affinis
More information about  Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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