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Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana

Castilleja subinclusa Greene ssp. franciscana (Pennell) T.I. Chuang & Heckard

Longleaf Indian Paintbrush, Franciscan Paintbrush, Franciscan Indian Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Castilleja franciscana, Castilleja subinclusa var. franciscana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: Coastal California, endemic.
Native Habitat: Evergreen forest, grasslands, coastal areas.

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 subinclusa ssp. franciscana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana


Record Modified: 2023-06-12
Research By: WMWW

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