[Paintbrushes: The Genus Castilleja West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush

Castilleja pruinosa

Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush as seen at Whetstone Butte, Siskiyou National Forest........July 15, 2012. Note the frosted appearance of the foliage.

Inflorescence of Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frost-like hairs on stem and stem leaves of Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Inflorescence of Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Inflorescence of Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Close-up images of the stem, stem leaves, and inflorescence of frosted paintbrush as seen at Whetstone Butte, Siskiyou National Forest........July 15, 2012. Note the long, narrow lateral lobes of the bracts and calyx lobes, and the long, narrow galea.

calyx of Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa - Calyx of Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa - Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa - Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa

A close-up of the calyx and subtending leafy bract of frosted paintbrush as seen at the Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside in southwestern Oregon.........April 5, 2009.

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush as seen at the Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside in southwestern Oregon.........April 29, 2012.

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush as seen atop Upper Table Rock to the northwest of Medford, Oregon.........April 28, 2012.

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush as seen at the Days Gulch Botanical Area to the southwest of Selma, Oregon..........April 29, 2012.

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni) - Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush blooming on weedy grass slopes at Beatty Creek RNA, several miles southwest of Riddle, OR..........June 10, 2017.

Frosted Indian Paintbrush, Frosted Paintbrush: Castilleja pruinosa (Synonyms: Castilleja gleasoni, Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni)

Frosted paintbrush blooming at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR.........June 11, 2017.

Paul Slichter