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short-lobed red paintbrush
Castilleja brevilobata
short-lobed red paintbrush Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja brevilobata Orobanchaceae
common name
  short-lobed red paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja brevilobata Piper
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja brevilobata (60)
  Castilleja hispida brevilobata (83)
family name
Image Author: ©1991 Mark Egger
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 1st week of August

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
M. Egger (60)
Wikimedia Commons (12)
Cal Photos (10)
G.D.Carr (9)
Paul Slichter (3)
SEINet (1)
Adam Schneider (1)
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