Taxon  Report   11481    
Castilleja chromosa  A. Nelson
Desert paintbrush
Castilleja chromosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

PLANTS other name:
Castilleja angustifolia var. dubia

Alternate Names:
JEF: Castilleja angustifolia
ICPN: Castilleja martinii ssp. ewanii
ICPN: Castilleja martinii var. ewanii
More information about  Castilleja chromosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2019).