Taxon  Report   1717 
Castilleja minor  (A. Gray) A. Gray  ssp. spiralis  (Jepson) Chuang & Heckard
lesser Indian paintbrush,  lesser paintbrush
Castilleja minor ssp. spiralis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Castilleja minor ssp. spiralis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Castilleja minor ssp. spiralis
© 1998 John Game
Castilleja minor ssp. spiralis
© 2005 Brent Miller
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja minor.
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castilleja spiralis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Castilleja stenantha ssp. spiralis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Castilleja stenantha
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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