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San Bernardino Mountains Owl's-clover Back to Plant Page
Castilleja lasiorhyncha
  

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About San Bernardino Mountains Owl's-clover (Castilleja lasiorhyncha) Castilleja lasiorhyncha is a species of Indian paintbrush is endemic to southern California known by the common name San Bernardino Mountains Indian paintbrush. Most of the plant's range is in the San Bernardino Mountains, where it grows in forests and meadows. Castilleja lasiorhyncha only existing populations are in San Bernardino County and possibly San Diego County, with historical occurrences also known from Riverside County. This wildflower is an annual herb usually not exceeding 20 centimeters in height. Its stem and foliage are coated in woolly glandular hairs. The inflorescence is a loose, narrow array of green bracts and larger flowers, each with rounded, pouched bright yellow petals and a hairy whitish beak.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb, Annual herb

Max. Height
7.9 in (20.1 cm)

Flower Color
Yellow, White, Green

Native Status
Natural Setting
Elevation ?
4002' - 7682'

Annual Precip. ?
14.3" - 35.4"

Summer Precip. ?
0.96" - 2.70"

Coldest Month ?
31.6° F - 45.9° F

Hottest Month ?
59.7° F - 70.6° F

Humidity ?
2.19 vpd - 22.59 vpd

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
San Bernardino Mountains Indian Paintbrush


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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