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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castilleja applegatei Fernald
Habit: Perennial herb, few-branched, green, generally short-glandular-sticky-hairy and long-nonglandular-hairy. Stem: generally few. Leaf: 20--70 mm, +- lanceolate, generally wavy-margined. Inflorescence: 5--20 cm; bracts 15--25 mm, lobes 0--7, bright red to +- yellow. Flower: calyx divided 1/3--1/2 abaxially and adaxially, +- 1/8 on sides, lobes acute to obtuse; corolla beak +- = tube, adaxially puberulent, margins +- red, lower lip 1--3 mm, dark green, included or exserted; stigma slightly 2-lobed, exserted. Fruit: 8--15 mm. Seed: 1--1.5 mm; coat shallowly netted, loose-fitting, side walls ladder-like.
Note: Highly variable complex (other subsp. outside California), unique in combination of glandular-sticky herbage, wavy leaf margins.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Castilleja ambigua subsp. insalutata
Next taxon: Castilleja applegatei subsp. disticha
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2017. Castilleja applegatei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18165, accessed on February 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 28, 2017.