Taxon  Report   1713 
Castilleja miniata  Douglas ex Hook.  ssp. elata  (Piper) Munz
Siskiyou indian paintbrush
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Castilleja elata

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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja miniata
Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, bogs/fens
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.6 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Castilleja elata
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ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja elata
More information about  Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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