DSC_1542Common name: Common red paintbrush

Description: Red/pink/orange flower

Family: Orobanchaceae

Information: Grows in open woods and meadows, grassy slopes, marshes, open spaces, roadsides. Found at low to high elevations. (Pojar & MacKinnon 2014);

Photos: Top: Manning Park (see caption); Bottom: A south facing ridge top of the N. Cinnabar River headwaters basin in South Chilcotin Mtns Provincial Park, ca. 2150 m. N. Hewitt, July 28 2019.

Sources and additional resources:

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2014). Plants of Coastal British Columbia: Including Washington, Oregon & Alaska. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing.

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. http://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Castilleja%20miniata. Accessed: 2020-05-12.