Taxon  Report   1697    
Castilleja exserta  (A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard  ssp. venusta  (A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Exserted indian paintbrush,  Purple owl's clover
Castilleja exserta ssp. venusta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens var. ornatus
PLANTS: Orthocarpus purpurascens var. venustus
More information about  Castilleja exserta ssp. venusta
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: Feb 27, 2020).