Plant guide: Christ's Indian paintbrush
, Castilleja christii N.
She found wildflowers as she walked, great trumpets of white, like lilies except that they came from a creeping plant, and golden balls that looked like cotton, and stalks of vibrant red flowers called Indian paintbrush
In the Lakes Basin, Round Lake loop delivers bouquets of wildflowers--mountain lupine, Indian paintbrush
From atop one's horse, purple bull elephant's head, red Indian paintbrush
, white columbine, powder-blue forget-me-nots and purple " larkspur can be seen.
On the final day of February, wildflowers were showing off colors of white, yellow, purple and red, blending easily with the bright orange of California poppies and the red of Indian paintbrush
1977 First plant species are listed as endangered--San Clemente Island Indian paintbrush
, San Clemente Island larkspur, San Clemente Island broom, and San Clemente Island bush-mallow.
Among his most popular books is The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
, the companion to the Legend of the Bluebonnet, a moving story of Little Gopher, who follows his destiny of becoming an artist for his people.
Germany) A Fox Searchlight Pictures (in North America) release and presentation in association with Indian Paintbrush
and Studio Babelsberg of an American Empirical production.
The next morning, we hiked a few miles to Dug Basin, goggling at the vibrant hills blanketed in cheat grass and speckled with lupine, Indian paintbrush
, elephant-ear sunflowers, and occasional rusting farm equipment abandoned by homesteaders years ago.
In springtime, red Indian paintbrush
, pink evening primrose and Texas bluebonnets are evident.
Along the 2 1/2-mile round-trip trail, we found prolific growths of black sage, cliff spurge, chamise, coastal sagebrush, California encelia and Indian paintbrush
, many of the plants exhibiting tiny blooms in late winter.
ash-gray Indian paintbrush
(Castilleja cinerea), a semi-parasitic perennial wildflower in the fig-wort family (Scrophulariaceae), as threatened,