Taxon  Report   1682 
Castilleja arachnoidea  Greenm.
Cobwebby indian paintbrush,  Cobwebby paintbrush
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2006 Paul Nutt
Castilleja arachnoidea, 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 arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Castilleja
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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.
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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: Jul 18, 2018).

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