Castilleja indivisa

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habit in early Spring--Castilleja indivisa is a hemiparasitic (what does that mean?) annual individual plant

bracts closeup--do you see why species of Castilleja are commonly called paintbrushes? flowers closeup--do you see the two-lobed green stigmas?
flower again leaf, with old flower in the axil developing into fruit