Scientific Name: Castilleja purpurea
Common Names: Prairie Indian Paintbrush, Purple Paintbrush
Resembles albino paintbrush but has more rounded petals. Bracts can range from yellow, to orange, to red, to purple. Grassland perennial found in limestone soils.
Bloom Color(s): red, yellow, purple, orange
Bloom Height: 6 in.
Foliage Color(s): Green
Plant Height: 6 - 18 in.
Leaf Retention: deciduous
Bloom Period: March to July
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Growth Habit: Subshrub,Forb/herb
Sightings: SH 71 and 386 between Brady and Pontotoc
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