Calflora
Taxon  Report   1727 
Castilleja pruinosa  Fern.
Frosted indian paintbrush,  Frosted paintbrush
Castilleja pruinosa
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Castilleja pruinosa
© 2014 Steve Matson
Castilleja pruinosa
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Castilleja pruinosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Castilleja pruinosa
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: OROBANCHACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Castilleja
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.2 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castilleja gleasoni
PLANTS: Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni
More information about  Castilleja pruinosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPR14)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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