Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1467, Castilleja miniata  
 

 

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  Orobanchaceae Castilleja miniata
Scanned 1 January 2017.

Coll. No. 1467, 29 June 2016, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 30 cm., glandular hairy, sometimes tangled, more dense distally; Leaves, cauline, alternate, sessile, 35 mm. × 4.7 mm. wide, some entire, some with pair of lateral lobes; Bract, subtending flower, 26 mm. × 11 mm. wide, ovate, entire, or 1 pair lateral lobes, green becoming reddish-orange distally; Calyx, 22 mm. × 6.5 mm. wide, tube 12 mm. + lobes 10 mm., upper and lower lobes ±equal, color unremarkable, except reddish at tip; Corolla, 30 mm. upper lip(s) 9 mm., lower lip, 3 short teeth, 3 mm.

Does not fit easily into any Castilleja recognized in Colorado. Most like C. miniata or perhaps C. miniata × rhexifolia.

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