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Castilleja campestris  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. succulenta  (Hoover) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Succulent owl's clover
Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Parent: Castilleja campestris
Genus: Castilleja
Family: Orobanchaceae  
(Scrophulariaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFCastilleja succulenta
JEF + PLANTSOrthocarpus campestris var. succulentus
PLANTSOrthocarpus succulentus
CNPSCastilleja campestris var. succulenta
Information about  Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACAS5)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/02/2023).