Taxon  Report   1721    
Castilleja nana  Eastw.
Dwarf alpine indian paintbrush,  Dwarf alpine paintbrush
Castilleja nana
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Castilleja nana
© 2005 Steve Matson
Castilleja nana
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Castilleja nana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada, Utah.

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Castilleja nana
© 2008 Dan Shimmon
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castilleja lapidicola
More information about  Castilleja nana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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).