Calflora
Taxon  Report   1704    
Castilleja lacera  (Benth.) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Cut leaved owl's clover,  Cutleaf indian paintbrush, Foothill owl's clover
Castilleja lacera
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Castilleja lacera
© 2009 Keir Morse
Castilleja lacera
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Castilleja lacera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Castilleja lacera
© 2014 Orrin Winton
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Castilleja
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus lacerus
More information about  Castilleja lacera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CALA68)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).