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.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.43 cm4.3 mm <br />0.0043 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.43 cm4.3 mm <br />0.0043 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.36 cm13.6 mm <br />0.0136 m <br />) +
reddish +, pink +, white +  and green +
0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br /> (0.24 cm2.4 mm <br />0.0024 m <br />) +
0.24 cm2.4 mm <br />0.0024 m <br /> (0.43 cm4.3 mm <br />0.0043 m <br />) +
Obtuse (?) +, Acute (?) +  and Triangular (?) +
J. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd +  and Nick Otting +
(A. Gray) Greenman +
Orthocarpus pallescens +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
not +, leathery +  and fleshy +
purplish;distally pale greenish;yellow-green whitish or pale-pink +
lanceolate +  and elliptic or ovate +
not rigid +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 m <br />) +
2-lobed +, lobed +  and tubular +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
taprooted;fibrous-rooted or rhizomatous +
fleshy +  and woody +
2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 m <br />) +
purple +, pink +, red +, orange +, yellow +, white +, green +  and pale greenish +
subequal +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
Idaho +, Mont. +  and Wyo. +
1500–2900 m. +
spreading-hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Grasslands, dry rocky slopes, sagebrush steppes, open forests, meadows, fellfields, valleys, alpine. +
stipitate-glandular +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
green +, purple +, deep +  and purple-tinged +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
linear;narrowly lanceolate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
3 +, 2 +  and 4 +
triangular +  and lanceolate +
subequal +
(0-)3-5(-7)-lobed +, wavy +  and plane +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
longer than deep +
expanded +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
20 +  and 100 +
trapezoidal +, oblong-ovoid +, pyramidal +  and ovoid +
non-secund +  and secund +
elongate +
subequal +
branched +  and unbranched +
aerial +  and subterranean +
erect +  and ascending +
not fleshy +
2-lobed +  and entire +
Euchroma +  and Oncorhynchus +
Castilleja pallescens var. pallescens +
Castilleja pallescens +
variety +
pink +  and white +
shallow;deep +
erect +  and spreading +
reduced +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
subequal +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
inconspicuous +