Wyoming State Flower

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Wyoming State Flower: Indian paintbrush

Scientific Name: Castilleja linariifolia

State Flower Description: The Indian Paintbrush is a perennial plant, native to the United States which has a number of names including narrow-leaved Indian paintbrush, desert paintbrush, Wyoming desert paintbrush, Wyoming paintbrush, and linaria-leaved Indian Paintbrush. The Indian Paintbrush flowers consist of a red to yellow calyx and appear in panicles or spikes.

Where It's Found: The Indian Paintbrush can be found blooming between June and September in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming

Wyoming State Flower Dedication: 1917

 

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