Taxon  Report   1689 
Castilleja cinerea  A. Gray
Ash gray indian paintbrush,  Ashgray indian paintbrush
Castilleja cinerea
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Castilleja cinerea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .

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Castilleja cinerea
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Castilleja
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: meadows, openings, pebble-plain
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Castilleja cinerea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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