[The Paintbrushes of Mt. Adams]

Hairy Paintbrush, Hairy Owlclover

Castilleja tenuis

formerly Orthocarpus hispidus

The photo above shows the upper portion of the inflorescence of hairy paintbrush as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy NWR................July 9, 2006.

The photo above shows a close-up sideview of the corolla of hairy paintbrush as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy NWR................July 9, 2006. Note the bulges of the 3-pouched lower lip and the long, pointed galea above.

The photo above shows a close-up of the bracts of hairy paintbrush as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy NWR................July 9, 2006. The bracts are typically 3-lobed but may have 5 narrow lobes as in the one shown above.

The photo above shows a close-up of the linear leaves of hairy paintbrush as seen along Road K1000 to the east of the Mt. Adams Highway.............July 9, 2006.

The photo above shows another view of hairy paintbrush as seen along Road K1000 to the east of the Mt. Adams Highway.............July 9, 2006.

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The photos above show close-ups of hairy paintbrush as seen along Road K1000 to the east of the Mt. Adams Highway...................June 19, 2007.

Paul Slichter