Orange to Red Wildflower Guide

Closeup of Narrowleaf Paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia) with red bracts

Narrowleaf Paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia) is a hemiparasite with terminal bright red inflorescences from which green beak-like fused petals protrude. The alternate leaves are linear, curving, and alternate along the long stems. The whole plant has fine soft hairs.

 

Last updated: July 19, 2018

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