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Castilleja levisecta

Castilleja levisecta Greenm.

Golden Indian paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: cale27

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Listed as an endangered species. Found only on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Loss of habitat and fire suppression are the main threats.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow

Distribution

USA: OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q26U
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (OR, WA), Canada (B.C.)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Castilleja levisecta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Castilleja levisecta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castilleja levisecta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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