ⓘ Castilleja septentrionalis
Castilleja septentrionalis is a species of Indian paintbrush known by several different common names, including pale painted cup, northern painted cup, pale Indian paintbrush, and Labrador Indian paintbrush. The scientific name Castilleja pallida Spreng. var. septentrionalis Gray" has also been used in the past to describe this species.
According to the White Mountain National forest botanist Chris Mattrick, "the stunning beauty of the blossoms stands out in sharp contrast with the green and grey backdrop of Alpine habitats in New England and causing a lot of warm words in the address of passers-by."