Scrophulariaceae Castilleja miniata Dougl. ex Hook.

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush

Thompson - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 284

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Scientific name: Castilleja miniata Dougl. ex Hook.
USDA symbol: CAMIM5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Plant used as hummingbird feed.

RECRD: 33421 id: 8517