Taxon  Report   1683    
Castilleja attenuata  (A. Gray) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Narrow leaved owl's clover,  Valley tassels
Castilleja attenuata
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
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Castilleja attenuata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Castilleja attenuata
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Castilleja attenuata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Castilleja attenuata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus attenuatus
More information about  Castilleja attenuata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 19, 2019).