Taxon  Report   1672 
Castilleja ambigua  Hook. & Arn.
Paintbrush Orthocarpus,  johnny nip
Castilleja ambigua, a dicot, is an annual 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 ambigua
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Castilleja ambigua
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Communities:
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: OROBANCHACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Castilleja
Subspecies and Varieties:
Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua
Castilleja ambigua ssp. humboldtiensis
Castilleja ambigua ssp. insalutata
Castilleja ambigua var. ambigua
Castilleja ambigua var. humboldtiensis
Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
Castilleja ambigua var. meadii
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Orthocarpus castillejoides
 Information about  Castilleja ambigua  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAM32)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 30, 2015).

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