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Mojave Indian paintbrush
Castilleja plagiotoma
Mojave Indian paintbrush Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja plagiotoma Orobanchaceae
common name
  Mojave Indian paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja plagiotoma A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja plagiotoma (269)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Mark Egger
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of March thru 3rd week of July

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
M. Egger (53)
Cal Photos (15)
Jay Sullivan (1)
SEINet (1)
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