Taxon  Report   1712 
Castilleja miniata  Hook.
Great red paintbrush,  Scarlet paintbrush
Castilleja miniata
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Castilleja miniata
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
Castilleja miniata
© 2014 James Gonsman
Castilleja miniata, a dicot, is a perennial 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 miniata
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Castilleja
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 25, 2016).

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