Hairy Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja tenuis)


Castilleja Tenuis, or more commonly know as Hairy Indian Paintbrush, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Castilleja. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Castilleja Tenuis or Hairy Indian Paintbrush's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Castilleja
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (I?) CAN (N)

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