Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja coccinea

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: Indian paintbrush
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb

Castilleja coccinea, or Indian paintbrush, is native to the eastern half of the United States; it grows in prairies, meadows, fields, roadsides and railroad tracks. The plant is hemiparasitic and requires a host plant to attach to, to help it grow.

In our yard, this grows in the Prairie.

Our growing score: 8

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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