Indian Paintbrush ((Castilleja sp.)

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Small (23.2" x 13.4")

$12.96
Leslie van de Ligt

Sherwood Park, Canada

Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 13.4"
Medium 33.1" x 19.0"
Large 46.9" x 27.0"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

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Artist's Description

Canon Rebel XSI, Canon 18mm – 55mm
Mount Lorette Ponds, Alberta Ponds

Indian Paintbrush
(Castilleja sp.)
a.k.a. common red paintbrush

Indian paintbrush is a member of the figwort family. This perennial, that has a cluster of stems that grow upward from the base, can grow up to 60 cm. tall.

LEAVES:
– The leaves of the Indian Paintbrush are long and narrow
– pointed but without teeth
– upper leaves can have 3 lobes and fine hairs

FLOWERS:

- Indian Painbrush flowers are set in clusters- long, tube-like; pale green to red on the ends- partly hidden by brilliant red, hairy and toothed bracts

FRUIT:
– capsules with many seeds

HABITAT:
– Indian Paintbrush grows in mid to high elevations
– dry to moist areas such as forests, roadsides and slopes
– Indian Paintbrush is found throughout most of British Columbia.

FASCINATING FACTS:
– It is easy to see why the plant received it’s name ‘paintbrush’. The tops look like they have been dipped in bright red paint.
– dyes have been made from the Indian Paintbrush plant.

A visit to the ponds produced a variety of wildflowers to take photos of .

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