Calflora
Taxon  Report   11481    
Castilleja chromosa  A. Nelson
Desert paintbrush
Castilleja chromosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Orobanchaceae  
Genus: Castilleja

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFCastilleja angustifolia
ICPNCastilleja martinii ssp. ewanii
ICPNCastilleja martinii var. ewanii
More information about  Castilleja chromosa
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/21/2021).