Scrophulariaceae
Castilleja lutescens

Stiff Yellow Paintbrush

Erect stout stems, often many in a cluster, branched in upper section, glandless, hairy. Leaves linear to lance-shaped, upper leaves may have pair of short lobes. Bracts and calyces pale or dull yellow, bracts with 1–2 pairs of lobes. Calyx 2/3–3/4 in. long, flower slightly longer. Grows on open grassy slopes, open conifer forests.

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 12--24 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest
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  • Native: Yes