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Castilleja hispida (Harsh indian paintbrush)
Pyle, Lynn

Castilleja hispida

Castilleja hispida Benth.

Harsh Indian Paintbrush

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: cahi9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CA , ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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