Taxon  Report   13030 
Castilleja elata  Piper
Siskiyou paintbrush
Castilleja elata
© 2015 John Doyen
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Castilleja elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Castilleja elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Castilleja elata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Castilleja elata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Family: OROBANCHACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Castilleja
Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
Alternate Names:
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CNPS: Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
More information about  Castilleja elata
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 30, 2016).

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