Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana Castilleja subinclusa Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana
Common Name Longleaf Indian Paintbrush, Long Leaf Paintbrush, Franciscan Paintbrush, Zion Indian Paintbrush
Latin Name Castilleja subinclusa
Native Habitat Southern California 0 to 7,200 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Twice per month
Height X Width Maximum 2 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird
Ornamental Value Showy red flowers spring through summer
Nature Value Bird eat seeds
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Data http://www.gardening.eu/arc/plants/Masts/Castilleja-subinclusa-Greene/13306/
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/864.htm
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=photos_flora_sci&enlarge=0000+0000+1007+0976
    Distribution http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-taxon=Castilleja+subinclusa+ssp.+subinclusa
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