Castilleja arachnoidea

Cobwebby Paintbrush

Erect, covered with white-woolly hairs. Leaves 3/4–2 1/4 in. long, entire or divided, 1 or 2 pairs of somewhat dished lobes. Bracts 1/4–3/4 in. long, deeply divided; 3–5 rounded, dull yellow to rusty red lobes. Flowers pale green or purple-red. Grows on open dry rocks or summits of mountains at mid and high elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--12 inches
  • Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine
  • Found In: Siskiyous, Crater Lake Np
  • Native: Yes