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Castilleja unalaschcensis (Alaska indian paintbrush)
Weyand, Phyllis

Castilleja unalaschcensis

Castilleja unalaschcensis (Cham. & Schltdl.) Malte

Alaska Indian Paintbrush, Unalaska Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: CAUN4

USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Notes: Pale yellow.


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Well-drained meadows, rocky slopes.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Castilleja unalaschcensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Castilleja unalaschcensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castilleja unalaschcensis


Record Modified: 2011-07-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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