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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castilleja affinis Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Perennial herb 15--60 cm, few-branched, green becoming +- purple, +- glabrous to bristly-puberulent, generally nonglandular. Leaf: linear to lanceolate; lobes 0--5, tips +- rounded. Inflorescence: 5--30 cm; bracts 17--25 mm, lobes 0--5. Flower: calyx divided +- 1/3--1/2 abaxially and adaxially, +- 1/4--1/3 on sides, long-nonglandular- and short-glandular-hairy, lobes acute to obtuse, generally not curved upward; corolla beak +- 1--1.5 × tube, adaxially generally shaggy-hairy, margins +- red or +- yellow, lower lip 2--3 mm, green to dark purple; stigma slightly notched. Fruit: 10--15 mm. Seed: 1.5--2 mm; coat deeply netted, tight-fitting, most walls ladder-like.
Note: Many forms, some geographically isolated; hybridizes with other species.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Castilleja
Next taxon: Castilleja affinis subsp. affinis
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2017. Castilleja affinis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=18154, accessed on March 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 25, 2017.