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Castilleja purpurea var. citrina

Castilleja purpurea (Nutt.) G. Don var. citrina (Pennell) Shinners

Lemon Paintbrush, Yellow Paintbrush, Yellow Prairie Paintbrush, Citron Paintbrush, Prairie Paintbrush, Prairie Indian Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Castellija purpurea var. citrina

Citron Paintbrush


Location: NE corner of Scenic Loop Rd and Hwy 16, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open roadside, stoney and gravelly, in fairly dense vegetation, full sun.

Description: Lower leaves lobed; corolla protrudes 15 mm, falcate, up to 35 mm long, yellow-green w/mouth margins orange; galea w/pronounced teeth; calyx and bracts half bright-yellow, calyx segments 12-20 mm, lower lip of corolla 11-20 mm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 27, 1994
Specimen number: 95

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0792
Accession Date: May 28, 1994
Accession Number: 59

Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)

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