Calflora
Taxon  Report   1672    
Castilleja ambigua  Hook. & Arn.
Johnny nip,  Paintbrush orthocarpus
Castilleja ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orthocarpus castillejoides
More information about  Castilleja ambigua
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAM32)


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: Jun 18, 2019).