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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Bloom Period
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
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Orthocarpus castillejoides
 Information about  Castilleja ambigua  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAM32)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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