Calflora
Taxon  Report   1713    
Castilleja miniata  Douglas ex Hook.  ssp. elata  (Piper) Munz
Siskiyou indian paintbrush
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2015 John Doyen
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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Castilleja miniata ssp. elata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Castilleja elata

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Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 4.6; (broad endemic)

Habitat: seeps, bogs/fens

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Castilleja elata

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Castilleja elata
More information about  Castilleja miniata ssp. elata
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 (CAMIE)

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 14, 2018).

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