Castilleja linariifolia

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Species Name: Castilleja linariifolia
Common Name: Desert or Wyoming Paintbrush

Native throughout the Western US; it is the state flower of Wyoming.

Plant Family: Scrophulariacae
Plant Type: Annual/Perennial
Height by Width: 12" to 40" H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 3200' to 9,800'
Flower Season: June to September
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Cascade Range, Transverse Ranges, Great Basin Floristic Province, Desert Mountains (throughout the Western US)

Natural Habitat: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub

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