Taxon  Report   1696    
Castilleja exserta  (A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. latifolia  (S. Watson) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Purple owl's clover,  Wideleaf indian paintbrush
Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia
© 2012 Steven Perry
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Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia
© 2008 Doreen L. Smith
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens var. latifolius
More information about  Castilleja exserta ssp. latifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2019).