Taxon  Report   1716 
Castilleja minor  (A. Gray) A. Gray  ssp. minor 
Lesser indian paintbrush,  Lesser paintbrush
Castilleja minor ssp. minor
© 2009 Lynn Watson
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Castilleja minor ssp. minor
© 2011 Steve Matson
Castilleja minor ssp. minor
© 2015 Steve Matson
Castilleja minor ssp. minor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Castilleja minor ssp. minor
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja minor
Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja exilis
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jul 19, 2018).

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