Taxon  Report   1707    
Castilleja latifolia  Hook. & Arn.
Monterey indian paintbrush,  Seaside paintbrush
Castilleja latifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Castilleja latifolia ssp. latifolia
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Castilleja
Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Castilleja latifolia ssp. latifolia
More information about  Castilleja latifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Sep 22, 2019).