All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Harsh Paintbrush</strong>
<em>Castilleja hispida</em> / Figwort (Snapdragon) Family
Mt. Rainier National Park
June 25, 2009

These brilliant red flowers add a beautiful splash of color to the roadsides in the summer. The red parts are <em>...
Harsh Paintbrush
Castilleja hispida / Figwort (Snapdragon) Family
Mt. Rainier National Park
June 25, 2009

These brilliant red flowers add a beautiful splash of color to the roadsides in the summer. The red parts are bracts, not petals. The actual flowers are the yellow points sticking out of the upper flowers.


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