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Plant Details

Castilleja coccinea

Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Painted Cup

Scientific Name:

Castilleja coccinea

Common Name:

Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Painted Cup

Plant Family

Orobanchaceae (Broomrape Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Annual/Biennial

Bloom Color(s):

Orange, Red

Size in Feet:

1.75

Light:

Sun, Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May - June

Bloom Area:

Mainly Mountains, Piedmont

Blooms

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Indian Paintbrush Plants

Discovered in Orange County, NC by Ulana Stuart and Terry Leigh Britton, 2009

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© Terry Leigh Britton

Indian Paintbrush Bloom Closeup

Discovered 2009 in Orange County, NC

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© 2009 Terry Leigh Britton

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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