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Scarlet Indian Paintbrush

A bright and showy plant that is common in high meadows. They easily hybridize, and the colors can vary greatly.

Most Indian paintbrushes are semi-parasitic, their roots establishing connections with roots of other species to leech nutrients.

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Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Castilleja miniata
Native:Yes
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Open areas, meadows
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Family:Figwort