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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

Castilleja 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 exserted, falcate; protrudes 31 mm long; galea w/pronounced teeth; mouth margin yellow-orange; calyx/bracts tips yellow-orange; calyx segments half length of total 13 to total length of 22 mm; lower lip of corolla 9-10 mm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 27, 1994
Specimen number: 97

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0794
Accession Date: May 28, 1994
Accession Number: 59

Annotations: SCXFB (In flower & fruit)

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