[Paintbrushes: The Genus Castilleja East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush

Castilleja peckiana

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana - Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's paintbrush as observed along the Stein's Pillar Trail #837, Ochoco National Forest.......June 2, 2018. Note the deeply cleft lateral calyx lobes, deeply cleft inflorescence bracts, long galea and numerous gland-tipped hairs.

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Inflorescence of Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana - Corolla of Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's paintbrush as seen along the Gray Butte Trail #852 in the Crooked River National Grasslands.........May 20, 2017.

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's paintbrush along with hairy arnica (Arnica mollis), orange sneezeweed (Hymenoxys hoopesii), Brewer's cinquefoil (Potentilla breweri), diverse-leaved cinquefoil (Potentilla glaucophylla) and numerous sedges and grasses as seen in meadows along the South Loop Road about one mile downhill from the East Rim Viewpoint, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon..........September 2, 2011.

Floral parts of Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana - Inflorescence of Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana - Flower of Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

What is possibly Peck's paintbrush as seen in meadows along the South Loop Road about one mile downhill from the East Rim Viewpoint, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon............September 2, 2011. Note the shorter galea, which in the above photo is about 12-13 mm long.

Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana and Cusick's elkweed (Frasera albicaulis var. cusickii - Peck's Indian Paintbrush, Peck's Paintbrush: Castilleja peckiana

Peck's paintbrush with Cusick's elkweed (Frasera albicaulis var. cusickii) as seen at left along the Gray Butte Trail #852 in the Crooked River National Grasslands.........May 20, 2017. The photo at right shows Peck's paintbrush as seen along the Gray Butte Trail #852 in the Crooked River National Grasslands.........May 31, 2018.

Paul Slichter