Checklist » Orobanchaceae » Castilleja exserta var. exserta
Last updated 2/10/2010 by David Giblin.
Castilleja exserta (A. Heller) T.I. Chuang & Heckard var. exserta[HC2, JPM, KZ99]
purple owl-clover

Origin: Introduced waif and/or cultivar from CA; occurrence based on records from late 1800s; no recent records or evidence of establishment in WA

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Two records at WTU dating back to 1890s in Tacoma and Seattle. Perhaps these were garden escapes at the time, but this species has not become established in the flora.

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Orthocarpus purpurascens Benth.[HC]