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Mexican Indian paintbrush
Castilleja mexicana
Castilleja mexicana
Mexican Indian paintbrush Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja mexicana Orobanchaceae
common name
  Mexican Indian paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja mexicana (Hemsl.) A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja mexicana (98)
  Castilleja tortifolia (15)
family name
Image Author: ©1998 Mark Egger
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.5 to 2.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of January thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
M. Egger (81)
SEINet (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present

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