The paintbrush is the state flower of Wyoming. It has thin scarlet or reddish orange panicles and differ from other Paintbrushes in that the petals have a spiky appearance.
The plants of this genus are hemiparasitic, in that they get nutrition from their own roots, or from the roots of other plants when the roots come in contact.
|Scientific Name:||Castilleja linariifolia|
|Growing Season:||All Summer|
|Soil Type:||Wooded areas, or dry open or rocky areas|
Indian Paintbrush, Wyoming Paintbrush, Narrow-leaved Paintbrush