Taxon  Report   1695 
Castilleja exserta  (A.A. Heller) Chuang & Heckard  ssp. exserta 
Exserted indian paintbrush,  Pale purple owlclover, Purple owl's clover
Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta
© 2004 Keir Morse
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Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta
© 2003 Steve Matson
Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta, 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 exserta ssp. exserta
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja exserta
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Orthocarpus exsertus
PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens var. pallidus
PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens var. palmeri
PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens
TJM2: Orthocarpus purpurascens incl var. pallidus
More information about  Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 22, 2016).

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