Latin name: Castilleja miniata Hook. ssp. miniata
Pronunciation: kas-til-AY-ta min-ee-AY-ta
Common name: Great red paintbrush
Family: Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Habitat: Along streams, wet meadows and other moist places to about 11,000' in montane coniferous forest from San Diego Co. to British Columbia and the Rocky Mountains
Blooming period: May to September
Name derivations: 1) Castilleja 2) miniata