Scarlet Indian Paintbrush Castilleja coccinea (Linnaeus) SprengelEndangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  Synonyms: Scarlet Indian-paintbrush.

Status:

Maryland has only one known population (Garrett County) remaining of this striking native wildflower. All other populations are considered extirpated.

Relationships:

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush is hemiparasitic on a variety of other plant species. Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are one of the main pollinators.

There are 16 records in the project database.

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Scarlet Indian Paintbrush in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/28/2007). Photo by Gary Van Velsir. (MBP list)

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush in Macon Co., North Carolina (5/10/2010). Photo by Ben Lowe. (MBP list)


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