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Castilleja lineariiloba
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Castilleja lineariiloba (orth.var. C. lineariloba) is a species of Indian paintbrush known by the common name sagebrush Indian paintbrush that is endemic to the grasslands of the Sierra Nevada foothills in California.


Castilleja lineariiloba is an annual herb growing up to about 45 centimeters tall. The leaves are up to about 7 centimeters long and covered in glandular hairs. The large inflorescence is made up of many greenish bracts tipped in white, yellow, or pale purple. Between the bracts are the pouched, lipped flowers, which may be white, yellow, or rose in color, and sometimes speckled with darker shades.

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