Picture of the Day

Rosy Paintbrush

July 4, 2022   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2022-07-04
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here's a rosy paintbrush (Castilleja rhexifolia) off the St Vrain Mountain Trail, as photographed on June 22, 2022 in Boulder County, Colorado. One of about 200 species of paintbrush, this species is found in western North America from New Mexico to British Columbia.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos