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Hierba del cáncer
Castilleja scorzonerifolia
Hierba del cáncer Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja scorzonerifolia Orobanchaceae
common names
  Hierba del cáncer
  cola de borrego
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja scorzonerifolia Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja scorzonerifolia (102)
family name
Image Author: ©1999 Mark Egger
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of February thru 2nd week of November

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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