Taxon  Report   1707 
Castilleja latifolia  Hook. & Arn.
Monterey indian paintbrush,  Seaside paintbrush
Castilleja latifolia
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Castilleja latifolia
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Castilleja latifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Castilleja latifolia ssp. latifolia
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Castilleja latifolia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Castilleja
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal
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CNPS: Castilleja latifolia ssp. latifolia
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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 16, 2018).

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