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Castilleja sessiliflora; Great Plains Indian Paintbrush   

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Castilleja sessiliflora
Castilleja sessiliflora
Great Plains Indian Paintbrush
Photographer: Robert Potts
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9189 3301 3553 0065 (2001-02-18)

Copyright © 2001 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jul 31, 1974
  • latitude 31.90360   longitude -109.98036   max error distance 14521 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Dragoon Mountains (Arizona, US)
  • family Orobanchaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 41254
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Great Plains Indian Paintbrush, Indianpaintbrush, Downy Paintedcup (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Mark Egger    Jul 16, 2004

    Action: changed name from "Castilleja sp." to "Castilleja sessiliflora "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is the distinctive "forma purpurina Pennell", which replaces the typical mid-western, pale white form in SW TX, S NM, and SE AZ. This species does not occur in CA."

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