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Rincon Mountain Indian paintbrush
Castilleja nelsonii
Rincon Mountain Indian paintbrush Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja nelsonii Orobanchaceae
common name
  Rincon Mountain Indian paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja nelsonii Eastw.
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja austromontana (321)
  Castilleja nelsonii (92)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.75 to 1.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Reasearch done by Mark Egger suggest that Castilleja austromontana is the same as Castilleja nelsonii.
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M. Egger (170)
New Mexico Flora (4)
Gila Wilderness (4)
Cal Photos (3)
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