Taxon  Report   1727    
Castilleja pruinosa  Fernald
Frosted indian paintbrush,  Frosted paintbrush
Castilleja pruinosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Castilleja
Serpentine affinity: 3.2; (strong indicator)

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castilleja pruinosa ssp. gleasoni
More information about  Castilleja pruinosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).