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Modified leaves, called bracts are bright pink to rose-purple and hide the true flowers. The true flowers are inconspicuous green tubes within the colorful bracts. Rosy paintbrush will hybridize with yellow paintbrush to give a palette of colors ranging from pale pink to salmon to coral.
Moist meadows, subalpine to tree line
Spotted on Jul 13, 2020
Submitted on Jul 14, 2020