Scrophulariaceae Castilleja hispida Benth.

Harsh Indian Paintbrush

Nitinaht - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 127

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Scientific name: Castilleja hispida Benth.
USDA symbol: CAHIH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Harsh Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Bright flowers covered with snail slime and used to trap hummingbirds.

RECRD: 47385 id: 8465