Photo 29444, (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)

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What

denseflower Indian paintbrush Castilleja densiflora

Observer

kueda

Date

April 23, 2011 09:34 AM PDT

Description

This is part of what makes this genus tricky: this matches the description of C. ambigua pretty well, but the habitat is all wrong (this was in a grassy field growing while C. ambigua grows in wet coastal areas), and it was growing among many white-and-purple lookalikes. Hence, C. densiflora.

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