Red (Common) Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja   miniata
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
syn. Orobanchaceae (Broomrape Family)

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June 6 2013 Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
paintbrush


June 6 2013 Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
paiantbrush


June 6 2013 Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
paintbrush


September 13, 2005, Albion Basin, Salt Lake County, Utah


September 13, 2005, Albion Basin, Salt Lake County, Utah



Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
1. bracts and flower, 2. leaves and stem, September 13, 2005, Albion Basin, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

Description
Plant is 1 1/2 to 3 feet tall
Leaves:  sticky hairs on stems and leaves, lower leaves are 1 1/2 inches long, unlobed and

lance-shaped while the upper leaves are lobed
Bracts:  orange, red or yellow and lobed.


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