Pima County, Arizona, US
Humboldt County, California, US
Large flowering bush of Indian paintbrush growing in rocks just above waterline - North Fork of Stanislaus river
Greenish, tubular, with two lips; upper lip magenta, and leafy.
Unknown Indian paintbrush species
Castilleja, commonly known as Indian paintbrush or prairie-fire, is a genus of about 200 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants native to the west of the Americas from Alaska south to the Andes, northern Asia, and one species as far west as the Kola Peninsula in Siberia. These plants are classified in the broomrape family, Orobanchaceae (following major rearrangements of the order Lamiales starting around 2001; sources which do not follow these reclassifications may place...