Taxon  Report   1704 
Castilleja lacera  (Benth.) Chuang & Heckard
Cut leaved owl's clover,  Cutleaf indian paintbrush, Foothill owl's clover
Castilleja lacera
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Castilleja lacera
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Castilleja lacera
© 2015 John Doyen
Castilleja lacera, 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 lacera
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Castilleja
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Orthocarpus lacerus
More information about  Castilleja lacera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2017).

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