Taxon  Report   1711    
Castilleja mendocinensis  (Eastw.) Pennell
Mendocino coast indian paintbrush
Castilleja mendocinensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Castilleja latifolia ssp. mendocinensis
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(132 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Castilleja
Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Castilleja latifolia ssp. mendocinensis
More information about  Castilleja mendocinensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).