Calflora
Taxon  Report   1692    
Castilleja densiflora  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. gracilis  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Denseflower indian paintbrush,  Graceful owl's clover
Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photos from
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Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus densiflorus var. gracilis
More information about  Castilleja densiflora ssp. gracilis
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 (CADEG)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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