[Paintbrushes West of the Cascade Mountains]

Short-lobed Paintbrush

Castilleja brevilobata

Synonym: Castilleja hispida ssp. brevilobata

Short-lobed Paintbrush: Castilleja brevilobata (Synonym: Castilleja hispida ssp. brevilobata)

Short-lobed paintbrush as seen on slopes above the Illinois River to the southwest of Selma, OR.......................April 5, 2009.

Short-lobed Paintbrush: Castilleja brevilobata (Synonym: Castilleja hispida ssp. brevilobata)

A 3-lobed bract found below each flower with the round-lobed calyx and tip of the galea of short-lobed paintbrush as seen on slopes above the Illinois River to the southwest of Selma, OR.......................April 5, 2009.

A 3-lobed stem leafshort-lobed paintbrush as seen on slopes above the Illinois River to the southwest of Selma, OR.......................April 5, 2009.

Paul Slichter