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|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castilleja hololeuca Greene
Habit: Perennial herb or subshrub, 30--100 cm, much-branched, white-felty; hairs densely long-white-woolly, intertwined, +- branched. Stem: short axillary shoots present. Leaf: 10--50 mm, linear, entire; tip obtuse. Inflorescence: 3--10 cm; bracts 15--20 mm, lobes 3, deep, generally orange-red (yellow). Flower: calyx 15--18 mm, divided 2/5 abaxially and adaxially, entire or slightly notched on sides, swollen in fruit; corolla 20--25 mm, beak +- = tube, exserted, adaxially glandular-puberulent, margins pale, lower lip 2--3 mm, dark green, included; stigma club-shaped, slightly 2-lobed. Fruit: +- 10 mm. Seed: 1--1.5 mm; coat deeply netted, most walls ladder-like.
Ecology: Coastal scrub; Elevation: < 400 m. Bioregional Distribution: n ChI. Flowering Time: Mar--Aug
Synonyms: Castilleja lanata A. Gray subsp. hololeuca (Greene) T.I. Chuang & Heckard
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Castilleja grisea
Next taxon: Castilleja lacera
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2016. Castilleja hololeuca, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18216, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.