Taxon  Report   1682    
Castilleja arachnoidea  Greenm.
Cobwebby indian paintbrush,  Cobwebby paintbrush
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2011 Dee Warenycia
Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2010 Keir Morse
Castilleja arachnoidea, 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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Castilleja arachnoidea
© 2011 Dee Warenycia
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castilleja filifolia
PLANTS: Castilleja payneae
ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja arachnoidea ssp. shastensis
More information about  Castilleja arachnoidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).