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Mexican Indian paintbrush
Castilleja mexicana
Mexican Indian paintbrush Broomrape/Paintbrush
Castilleja mexicana Orobanchaceae
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common name
  Mexican Indian paintbrush
accepted scientific name
  Castilleja mexicana (Hemsl.) A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Castilleja mexicana (91)
  Castilleja tortifolia (15)
family name
  Orobanchaceae
Image Author: ©1998 Mark Egger
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.5 to 2.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of January thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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