Castilleja exserta

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Castilleja exserta


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Orobanchaceae
Tribus: Pedicularideae
Genus: Castilleja
Species: Castilleja exserta
Varieties: C. e. var. latifolia – C. e. var. venusta


Castilleja exserta (A.Heller) T.I.Chuang & Heckard


  • Castilleja exserta subsp. exserta
  • Orthocarpus exsertus A. Heller
  • Orthocarpus purpurascens Benth.
  • Orthocarpus purpurascens var. pallidus D.D. Keck
  • Orthocarpus purpurascens var. palmeri A. Gray


This species is native to the Southwestern United States in various habitats of California, Arizona, and New Mexico; and to Northwestern Mexico.


  • Systematic Botany; Quarterly Journal of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists 16:657. 1991


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Purple owl's clover, purple Indian paintbrush, exserted Indian paintbrush
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