Family: Snapdragon or Figwort (Scrophulasiaceae)
Size: Bracts 1 - 2 inches.
Other names: Painted-cup
Notes: The red "petals" are actually the bracts and the true flowers are contained within the bracts are actually green as seen here. More than 12 species of Castilleja in Arizona.
This plant is found on the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Working Check list of flora.
Photos of this plant may be seen on the CalPhoto plant website.