Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Lamiales Orobanchaceae

Paintbrushes, owl clovers.

Members of this genus are (non-obligate) root parasites of other plants. They have reduced leaves and depend on other plants for water and some nutrients.

Formerly this genus was placed in the Scrophulariaceae (figwort) family.

C. applegatei
Wavy Leaved Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja applegatei flowers
C. affinis
Coast Indian Paintbrush
C. brevistyla
Shortstyle Indian paintbrush
C. exserta
Owls’ clover
C. foliolosa
Woolly Indian Paint Brush
C. minor
Lesser Indian Paint Brush

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