Taxon  Report   1731    
Castilleja schizotricha  Greenm.
Split hair indian paintbrush,  Splithair indian paintbrush
Castilleja schizotricha
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
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Castilleja schizotricha
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Castilleja schizotricha
© 2013 John Doyen
Castilleja schizotricha, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Castilleja arachnoidea ssp. schizotricha
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Castilleja schizotricha
© 2011 Jason Reilly
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Castilleja arachnoidea ssp. schizotricha
More information about  Castilleja schizotricha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).