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Succulent Owl's Clover
(Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta )
Scrophulariaceae

Succulent Owl's Clover
Photo Copyright 1984 CNPS

Description: Annual herb 4 - 12 inches (10-30cm) tall. Leaves spear-shaped, thick, stemless, and with smooth edges. Inflorescence are spike-like. Bracts are spear-shaped, green, smooth edged, and bigger than the flowers. Petals are deep yellow to orange.

Distribution:

Habitat: Vernal pools (often acidic). Elevation 160 - 2400 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms April - May.

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Status: Federal Threatened, California State Endangered, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Bakersfield, Hollister

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010