Taxon  Report   1670    
Castilleja affinis  Hook. & Arn.  ssp. litoralis  (Pennell) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Coast indian paintbrush,  Seashore indian paintbrush
Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis
© 2010 Dana York
Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Castilleja litoralis

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Castilleja litoralis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castilleja wightii ssp. litoralis
ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja litoralis
More information about  Castilleja affinis ssp. litoralis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Jan 20, 2019).