Taxon  Report   1711 
Castilleja mendocinensis  (Eastw.) Pennell
Mendocino coast indian paintbrush
Castilleja mendocinensis
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Castilleja mendocinensis
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Castilleja mendocinensis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Castilleja mendocinensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Castilleja mendocinensis
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Castilleja
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Castilleja latifolia ssp. mendocinensis
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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 23, 2016).

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