Taxon  Report   1671 
Castilleja affinis  Hook. & Arn.  ssp. neglecta  (E.M. Zeile) Chuang & Heckard
Tiburon indian paintbrush
Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
© 2014 Christopher Gurney
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Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
© 2008 Lech Naumovich
Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
© Dr. Robert Thomas and Margaret Orr1999 California Academy of Sciences
Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [1B.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja affinis
Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Castilleja affinis var. neglecta
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Castilleja neglecta
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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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