Taxon  Report   1729 
Castilleja rubicundula  (Jeps.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. lithospermoides  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Cream sacs
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides
© Dr. Robert T. and Margaret Orr 1999 California Academy of Sciences
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Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides
© 2014 John Doyen
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Castilleja
Parent Record Castilleja rubicundula
Coastal Prairie, Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.4 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Orthocarpus lithospermoides var. bicolor
PLANTS: Orthocarpus lithospermoides
ICPN: Orthocarpus lithospermoides var. lithospermoides
ICPN: Orthocarpus bicolor
More information about  Castilleja rubicundula ssp. lithospermoides
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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 21, 2018).

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