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Castilleja lanata

Desert Paintbrush, Indian Paintbush

Castilleja lanata
Castilleja lanata
Castilleja lanata

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf surface3: woolly
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: red
Flowering period2: Mar. to Aug.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Orobanchaceae (broomrape family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)
Synonym(s)1: Castilleja chromosa
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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