Castilleja coccinea

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Castilleja coccinea


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Orobanchaceae
Tribus: Pedicularideae
Genus: Castilleja
Species: Castilleja coccinea


Castilleja coccinea (L.) Spreng.


  • Bartsia coccinea L.
  • Bartsia coccinea var. pallens Michx.
  • Castilleja coccinea f. alba Farw.
  • Castilleja coccinea f. coccinea
  • Castilleja coccinea f. lutescens Farw.
  • Castilleja coccinea f. pallens (Michx.) Pennell
  • Rhinanthus coccineus Lam.


It is usually found in moist meadows, prairies, and barrens from Maine to Minnesota, and south to Florida and Louisiana.



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scarlet Indian paintbrush, Scarlet painted-cup
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