Calflora
Taxon  Report   1735    
Castilleja tenuis  (A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Hairy indian paintbrush,  Hairy owl's clover
Castilleja tenuis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Castilleja

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Orthocarpus hispidus
More information about  Castilleja tenuis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CATE26)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 06, 2019).