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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castilleja linariifolia Benth.
Habit: Perennial herb 30--100 cm, few-branched, +- yellow to gray-green, generally becoming +- purple, glabrous to slightly puberulent. Leaf: 20--80 mm, linear, margins folded upward; lobes 0--3, narrow, < calyx. Inflorescence: 5--20 cm, open below; bracts 15--30 mm, generally narrowly 3-lobed, < calyx, bright red to yellow. Flower: calyx 20--35 mm, divided 2/3 abaxially, +- 1/3 adaxially, +- 1/8 on sides, puberulent, lobes curved upward, acute; corolla 25--45 mm, beak +- = tube, yellow-green, adaxially sparsely puberulent, margins red, lower lip 2--3 mm, dark green; stigma slightly 2-lobed. Fruit: 10--15 mm. Seed: 1.5--2 mm; coat shallowly netted, loose-fitting, side walls ladder-like. Chromosomes: 2n=24,48.
Ecology: Dry plains, rocky slopes, sagebrush scrub or pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1000--3350 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaR, e slope SNH, TR, GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Montana, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Castilleja lemmonii
Next taxon: Castilleja lineariloba
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2017. Castilleja linariifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=18234, accessed on March 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 27, 2017.