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Status: record castilleja_leschkeana - Thu, Apr. 17, 2014 17:37 ET c
Castilleja leschkeana
common namePoint Reyes paintbrush
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life formperennial herb hemiparasitic
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1A
LIST 1A: Presumed extinct in California.
state rank
SH     SH: presumed extinct in California
global rank
GH     GH: presumed extinct
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
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Topographic quads (2):
Tomales (485B) 3812228, Drakes Bay (485C) 3812218
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CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(coastal)
blooming period Jun  
elevation range0 - 10 meters
Known only from a single plant at Pt. Reyes NS from 1947; a similar plant was collected along the road to McClure’s Beach in the 1960s, but was not preserved for verification. Suitable habitat exists, but re-discovery attempts have been unsuccessful; needs field surveys. Similar to C. affinis and C. wightii, but occurs in different habitat. A synonym of C. chrymactis in TJM (1993); name misapplied. Not in TJM 2. See Leaflets of Western Botany 5(5):91-92 (1948) for original description.
full nameCastilleja leschkeana J.T. Howell
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2014. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-14mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Apr. 17, 2014 from

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