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|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castilleja grisea Dunkle
Habit: Perennial herb to subshrub, 40--60 cm, ash-gray, densely stellate-hairy. Stem: openly branched, with short leafy axillary shoots. Leaf: 10--50 mm, linear to lanceolate; lobes 0--3. Inflorescence: 3--10 cm; bracts 10--20 mm, lobes 5--7, pale yellow-green. Flower: calyx 10--20 mm, divided 1/3 abaxially and adaxially, entire or slightly notched on sides, swollen in fruit; corolla 15--25 mm, beak <= tube, dull yellow, adaxially puberulent, margins pale yellow, lower lip 2 mm, dark green; stigma club-shaped, exserted. Fruit: 10--12 mm. Seed: 1--1.5 mm; coat deeply netted, most walls ladder-like. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Coastal bluffs; Elevation: 400 m. Bioregional Distribution: s ChI (San Clemente Island). Flowering Time: Feb--Apr
Synonyms: Castilleja hololeuca Greene subsp. grisea (Dunkle) Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
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Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Castilleja gleasoni
Next taxon: Castilleja hololeuca
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2017. Castilleja grisea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18212, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.