Lesser Indian Paintbrush syn. Marsh Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja exilis syn.  C. minor ssp. minor
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) 
syn.  Orobanchaceae (Broomrape Family)

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August 22, 2004  - LeBarron Point, Utah County, Utah  - ©Nicky Davis

Size: 3 feet tall annual.  Flowers: start halfway up the stem but just the very top is colored scarlet or orange. Blooms: June to August..  Habitat:  in wet soil in valleys.

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Host plant for the Fulvia and Leanira Checkerspot Butterfly

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