Castilleja pallescens var. pallescens

unknown
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 638. Mentioned on page 635, 637.
Herbs (0.5–)1–3 dm. Leaves: margins plane, sometimes ± wavy, (0–)3–5(–7)-lobed; lobes spreading. Bracts distally pale greenish to yellow-green, whitish, or pale pink, rarely purplish, lanceolate to elliptic or ovate, not rigid, veins inconspicuous, usually same color as surface. Calyces colored as bracts, sometimes distally purple with age, 11–23 mm; abaxial clefts 8–13.6 mm, adaxial 7–8.2 mm, lateral (0.9–)2.4–4.3 mm; lobes triangular to lanceolate. Corollas subequal to calyx or beak slightly exserted; beak adaxially whitish; abaxial lip green or white, sometimes distally pink or reddish; teeth white or pink. 2n = 24, 48.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Grasslands, dry rocky slopes, sagebrush steppes, open forests, meadows, fellfields, valleys, alpine.
Elevation: 1500–2900 m.

Discussion

Variety pallescens is found in northeastern Idaho, southwestern Montana, and northwestern Wyoming.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorJ. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd + and Nick Otting +
Authorityunknown +
BasionymsOrthocarpus pallescens +
DistributionIdaho +, Mont. + and Wyo. +
Elevation1500–2900 m. +
HabitatGrasslands, dry rocky slopes, sagebrush steppes, open forests, meadows, fellfields, valleys, alpine. +
PhenologyFlowering Jun–Aug. +
Publication titleBot. Gaz. +
Publication year1898 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V17/V17 1129.xml +
Special statusEndemic +
SynonymsEuchroma + and Oncorhynchus +
Taxon familyOrobanchaceae +
Taxon nameCastilleja pallescens var. pallescens +
Taxon parentCastilleja pallescens +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 17 +