Castilleja applegatei ssp. pinetorum

Wavy-Leaved Paintbrush

Erect, with very sticky foliage and inflorescence. Green leaves are wavy along edges, undivided below, divided into 3 lobes on upper section of plant. Inflorescence most often red-orange but can be yellowish. Flower hood extends well beyond bracts. Grows in sagebrush, open conifer woods.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 12--25 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Steens, Great Basin
  • Native: Yes