(Entire Leaf Indian Paintbrush - Painted Cup)
Scrophulariaceae (Snapdragon) Family
There are several Paintbrush throughout the country. It would seem that every section has one or more of the myriad varieties. The Texas Paintbrush shown here is the most widespread in the southeastern evergreen forest and the Escambia region.
Plant is an upright hairy annual or biennial with a taproot
which may be parasitic.
Leaves on the lower half of the plant are two to three
inches long; linear with a long
Flowers are clusters at the end of the flowering stem;
subtended by bracts; broadly
Fruit is a capsule.