Calflora
Taxon  Report   1730    
Castilleja rubicundula  (Jeps.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. rubicundula 
Cream sacs
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula
© 2009 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula
© 2009 Barry Rice
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula
© 2009 Barry Rice
Serpentine affinity: 5.6; (strict endemic)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Castilleja rubicundula var. rubicundula

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orthocarpus lithospermoides var. bicolor
More information about  Castilleja rubicundula ssp. rubicundula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CARUR2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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