CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
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Status: record castilleja_elata - Sun, Oct. 23, 2016 03:49 ET c
Castilleja elata
common nameSiskiyou paintbrush
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life formperennial herb hemiparasitic
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2S3   S2S3: Intermediate between S2 and S3
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (10):
Mccloud (698C) 4112232, Chimney Rock (721C) 4112356, Polar Bear Mountain (738A) 4112385, Preston Peak (738D) 4112375, Shelly Creek Ridge (739A) 4112387, High Plateau Mountain (739B) 4112388, Gasquet (739C) 4112378, Hurdygurdy Butte (739D) 4112377, High Divide (740A) 4112481, Hiouchi (740D) 4112471
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Siskiyou (SIS), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)(seeps)/often serpentinite
blooming period May-Aug  
elevation range0 - 1750 meters
Some specimens confused with C. miniata ssp. miniata. See C. miniata ssp. elata in TJM 2.
full nameCastilleja elata Piper
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSCR0D213
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16sep). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Oct. 23, 2016 from

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