Taxon  Report   1668 
Castilleja affinis  Hook. & Arn.
Indian paintbrush
Castilleja affinis
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
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Castilleja affinis
© 2009 John W. Wall
Castilleja affinis
© 2008 Lane Davis
Castilleja affinis, 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 affinis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Castilleja douglasii
More information about  Castilleja affinis
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: Feb 19, 2018).

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