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Castilleja miniata var. miniata
scarlet paintbrush
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Widespread in Washington on both sides of the Cascades; common throughout Western North America.

Habitat: Meadows, graslands, forest openings, and slopes at moderae elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
Identification Notes:

Has thinner, narrower, and more pointed leaves than var. dixoni, and is found at middle to high elevations in the mountains.

Accepted Name:
Castilleja miniata Douglas ex Hook. var. miniata
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 106. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Castilleja crispula Piper
Castilleja pallida (L.) Spreng. var. miniata (Dougl. ex Hook.) A. Gray
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Castilleja miniata var. miniata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Castilleja miniata var. miniata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Castilleja miniata var. miniata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Castilleja miniata var. miniata photos.

USDA Plants: Castilleja miniata var. miniata information.

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