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Mojave Indian-paintbrush (Castilleja plagiotoma)

  • Global Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Orobanchaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 136347
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Mojave Indian-paintbrush (Castilleja plagiotoma) located in the wild?

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Mojave Indian-paintbrush can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Mojave Indian-paintbrush (Castilleja plagiotoma)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Castilleja plagiotoma in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 134970 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Castilleja plagiotoma from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 30 maternal plants

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Taxon Castilleja plagiotoma
Authority Gray
Family Orobanchaceae
CPC Number 9114
ITIS 33158
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Castilleja plagiotoma
State Rank
State State Rank
California S4
Ecological Relationships


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