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Digital Herbaria

Castilleja purpurea var. lindheimeri

Castilleja purpurea (Nutt.) G. Don var. lindheimeri (A. Gray) Shinners

Lindheimer's Paintbrush, Lindheimer's Prairie Paintbrush, Lindheimer's Indian Paintbrush, Prairie Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Castilleja purpurea var. lindheimeri

Prairie or Lindheimer Paintbrush


Location: NE corner of Scenic Loop Rd and Hwy 16, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open roadside, stoney and gravelly, in fairly dense vegetation, full sun.

Description: Corolla protrudes, falcate, to 26 mm long, yellow-green w/mouth margins pink; calyx and bract half red, calyx segment 12 to total length of 23 mm; lower lips of corolla 9-10 mm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 27, 1994
Specimen number: 96

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0793
Accession Date: May 28, 1994
Accession Number: 59

Annotations: SCXFB (In flower & fruit)

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