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Indian Paintbrush

IMG_5036.JPGIndian Paintbrush, 2015 – 12″ x 12″, oil on wood panel 

Hemiparasitic plants seek out the roots of host plants and tap into them for nutrition. Castilleja coccinea: Scarlet painted-cup, Scarlet paintbrush, Indian paintbrush. Lover of marshy meadows. Opportunistic and wild. Why put down roots of your own?

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