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Castilleja brevistyla

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Orobanchaceae
Scientific name  Castilleja brevistyla
Rank  Species
Order  Lamiales
Genus  Castilleja
Higher classification  Indian paintbrush
Castilleja brevistyla
Similar  Indian paintbrush, Castilleja arachnoidea, Castilleja cinerea, Castilleja mendocinensis, Castilleja rubicundula

Castilleja brevistyla is a species of Castilleja (Indian paintbrush) known by the common name shortstyle Indian paintbrush.

It is endemic to California, where it grows on the grassy mountain slopes surrounding the San Joaquin Valley.

Description

This annual herb grows up to about 40 centimeters tall with linear leaves each a few centimeters long. The inflorescence has bracts tipped in pink or reddish purple. Between the bracts appear pouched, fuzzy purplish or pink flowers.

References

Castilleja brevistyla Wikipedia


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