Calflora
Taxon  Report   1686    
Castilleja campestris  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. campestris 
Field owl clover,  Vernal pool indian paintbrush, Yellow owl's clover
Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Orthocarpus campestris
More information about  Castilleja campestris ssp. campestris
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 (CACAC14)

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 19, 2018).

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