Taxon  Report   9053 
Castilleja hispida  Benth.
Harsh indian paintbrush
Castilleja hispida
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Castilleja hispida, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California.

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Castilleja hispida
© 2008 Matt Below
Genus: Castilleja
Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Castilleja hispida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2018).

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