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Castilleja coccinea

Common Name(s):
Indian paintbrush, Scarlet painted-cup
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Spring
Height:
1-1.5 ft.
Foliage:
Hairy, simple-stemmed plant
Flower:
Upper leaves (bracts) are deeply 3-5 cleft and tipped with bright red (sometimes pink or white)
Site:
Average to moist soil; sun; moist meadows, thickets, roadsides
Life Cycle:
Annual or biennial

NCCES plant id: 2514

Castilleja coccinea Castilleja coccinea