Taxon  Report   1713 
Castilleja miniata  Hook.  ssp. elata  (Piper) Munz
Siskiyou indian paintbrush
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and Oregon.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja miniata
Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, bogs/fens [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.6 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Castilleja elata
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Castilleja elata
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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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