Castilleja gleasoni
Common Name: Mt. Gleason paintbrush
Family: Orobanchaceae
Synonyms: Castilleja gleasonii
Element Code: PDSCR0D140
Full Name: Castilleja gleasoni Elmer

2012 Xeric Specialties
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb (hemiparasitic)
  • Blooming Period: May-Jun(Sep)
  • Habitat: granitic.
    • Chaparral
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 16
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 6 3 0 0 7
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 8
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    16 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by proximity to campgrounds, fuelwood cutting, recreational activities, vehicles, and road maintenance. See C. pruinosa in The Jepson Manual (1993). Angeles NF has adopted species management guidelines. See Botanical Gazette 39:51 (1905) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2018-09-27
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 665 - 2170 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Waterman Mtn. (135C) 3411738,  Pacifico Mountain (136A) 3411841,  Acton (136B) 3411846,  Val Verde (138B) 3411846,  Condor Peak (136C) 3411832,  Chilao Flat (136D) 3411831,  Liebre Mtn. (163B) 3411866
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 421
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website [accessed ].

3411738=Waterman Mtn. (135C) 3411738;3411841=Pacifico Mountain (136A) 3411841;3411846=Acton (136B) 3411846;3411846=Val Verde (138B) 3411846;3411832=Condor Peak (136C) 3411832;3411831=Chilao Flat (136D) 3411831;3411866=Liebre Mtn. (163B) 3411866