Calflora
Taxon  Report   1682    
Castilleja arachnoidea  Greenm.
Cobwebby indian paintbrush,  Cobwebby paintbrush
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2006 Paul Nutt
Castilleja arachnoidea, 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 arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castilleja filifolia
PLANTS: Castilleja payneae
ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja arachnoidea ssp. shastensis
More information about  Castilleja arachnoidea
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 (CAAR11)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2018).

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