Castilleja parviflora var. olympica

(G. N. Jones) Ownbey in C. L. Hitchcock et al.

Vasc. Pl. Pacif. N.W. 4: 317. 1959.

Common names: Olympic Mountains paintbrush
EndemicConservation concern
Basionyms: Castilleja olympica G. N. Jones Bot. Surv. Olympic Penins., 231. 1936
Synonyms: C. oreopola subsp. olympica Pennell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 641. Mentioned on page 640.

Herbs 1.2–3.2 dm. Leaves broadly lanceolate, rarely linear, margins plane, (0–) 3 (–5) -lobed, apex narrowly acute to acuminate; lobes spreading, linear to lanceolate, lateral lobes nearly as long as terminal. Bracts distally pink-purple, magenta, deep rose, or crimson, rarely white, 3–7-lobed; lobes lanceolate, arising near to above mid length. Calyces deep purple with magenta or light pink lobes, 13–20 (–28) mm; abaxial clefts 6.5–12 mm, adaxial 7–15 mm, lateral 2–8 mm, 10–35% of calyx length; lobes narrowly triangular, apex acute to obtuse. Corollas 12–20 (–25) mm; tube 8.5–19 mm; beak exserted, (5.5–) 7–9 (–11) mm; abaxial lip green; teeth green.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Dry to moist meadows, forest openings, ridges, subalpine to lower alpine.
Elevation: 1000–1600 m.

Discussion

Variety olympica is essentially endemic to the upper elevations of the Olympic Mountains, in northwestern Washington, though a handful of collections from high elevations on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, are also referable to this form.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"arising" is not a number.

0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
J. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd +  and Nick Otting +
(G. N. Jones) Ownbey in C. L. Hitchcock et al. +
Castilleja olympica +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
subequal +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
not +, leathery +  and fleshy +
white;crimson;rose;crimson;rose;deep;magenta;pink-purple +
3-7-lobed +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
lateral +  and deeper +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
2-lobed +, lobed +  and tubular +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
taprooted;fibrous-rooted or rhizomatous +
fleshy +  and woody +
Olympic Mountains paintbrush +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
purple +, pink +, red +, orange +, yellow +, white +, green +  and pale greenish +
curved +  and straight +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
B.C. +  and Wash. +
1000–1600 m. +
spreading-hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Dry to moist meadows, forest openings, ridges, subalpine to lower alpine. +
much-branched +, unbranched +  and eglandular +
stipitate-glandular +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
blackening +, gray-green +  and purple-tinged or deep purple +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
lanceolate +
light pink +  and magenta +
arising +  and spreading +
3 +, 2 +  and 4 +
triangular +, lanceolate +  and linear +
expanded +
much narrower +
(0-)3(-5)-lobed +  and plane +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
Vasc. Pl. Pacif. N.W. +
20 +  and 100 +
trapezoidal +, oblong-ovoid +, pyramidal +  and ovoid +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
non-secund +  and secund +
elongate +
subequal +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
aerial +  and subterranean +
ascending +  and erect +
many;several +
not fleshy +
2-lobed +  and entire +
C. oreopola subsp. olympica +
Castilleja parviflora var. olympica +
Castilleja parviflora +
variety +
shallow;deep +
reduced +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +