Taxon  Report   1738 
Castilleja wightii  Elmer
Wight' indian paint brush,  Wight's paintbrush
Castilleja wightii
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Castilleja wightii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Castilleja wightii
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Castilleja wightii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Castilleja wightii
© 2004 California Native Plant Society
Genus: Castilleja
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: coastal
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Accepted by JEF + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Aug 19, 2018).

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