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Castilleja exserta
purple owl's clover Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja exserta Orobanchaceae
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common names
  purple owl's clover
  escobita
  exserted Indian paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja exserta (A. Heller) T.I. Chuang & Heckard
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja exserta (2573)
  Orthocarpus purpurascens (598)
family name
  Orobanchaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Robert Sivinski
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 1st week of July
Native to the Southwestern United States

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
base map where plant found
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Grassland
Desert
Brush
Sand
Forest
Disturbed
Rocky
Riparian
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