Calflora
Taxon  Report   1735    
Castilleja tenuis  (A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Hairy indian paintbrush,  Hairy owl's clover
Castilleja tenuis
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja tenuis
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Castilleja tenuis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Castilleja tenuis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Castilleja tenuis
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus hispidus
More information about  Castilleja tenuis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CATE26)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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