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Castilleja latifolia (Monterey indian paintbrush)
Reveal, James L.

Castilleja latifolia

Castilleja latifolia Hook. & Arn.

Monterey Indian Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: CALA26

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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