Calflora
Taxon  Report   11252    
Castilleja gleasoni  Elmer
Mt. Gleason paintbrush
Castilleja gleasoni
© 2012 Cindy Hopkins
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Castilleja gleasoni
© 2012 Xeric Specialties
Castilleja gleasoni
© 2018 Katie Gallagher
Castilleja gleasoni, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Castilleja gleasonii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Castilleja gleasoni
© 2012 Cindy Hopkins
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Castilleja gleasonii
More information about  Castilleja gleasoni
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPR14)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).