Calflora
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.

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

PLANTS accepted name:
Castilleja angustifolia var. dubia

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Castilleja martinii ssp. ewanii
ICPN: Castilleja martinii var. ewanii
ICPN: Castilleja angustifolia
More information about  Castilleja chromosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAND)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).