Red paint comes in all colors, part 2

In the last post you heard that Castilleja purpurea comes in various colors, in spite of the species name purpurea. The yellow strain of prairie paintbrush is classified as Castilleja purpurea var. citrina—think about citrus and in particular lemons. As was true of the last picture, I took this one along US 84 near the … Continue reading Red paint comes in all colors, part 2