Castilleja coccinea

Beautiful scarlet flowers, but very particular about habitat.  Semi-parasitic. Found in moist meadows where it can grow with one or more of the plants it tends to parasitize in the wild  such as Schizachyrium.

Mentioned in Solidago

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
Indian paintbrush
Type: 
Native
Herbaceous Plants - Annuals, Biennials, Perennials
Status: 
Critically imperilled (S1)

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