Scrophulariaceae
Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua

Johnny Nip

Ascending. Stems branched. Lower leaves lance-shaped, long, pointed; upper leaves wider, divided into 3–7 lobes with brightly-colored or white tips. Inflorescence consists of a dense spike of bracts surrounding flowers. Flowers yellow with purple or red tips, or purple with lower tip yellow; beak straight. Grows in coastal salt marshes.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Year Long
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 4--12 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal
  • Found In: Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes

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