Calflora
Taxon  Report   13026    
Castilleja ambigua  (Hook. & Arn.) T.I. Chuang & Heckard  var. insalutata  (Jeps.) J.M. Egger
Pink johnny-nip
Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
© 2004 Bob Huettmann
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Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
© 2004 Bob Huettmann
Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
© 2006 Dave Hacker
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Castilleja ambigua ssp. insalutata
More information about  Castilleja ambigua var. insalutata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).