Calflora
Taxon  Report   1668    
Castilleja affinis  Hook. & Arn.
Indian paintbrush
Castilleja affinis
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja affinis
© 2008 Lane Davis
Castilleja affinis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Castilleja affinis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Castilleja affinis
© 2009 John W. Wall
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Castilleja douglasii
More information about  Castilleja affinis
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 (CAAF)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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