Do you have this plant on your property?

Researches from Penn State University are studying a beautiful, but uncommon plant found in Pennsylvania.  The plant is called Indian paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea).  They are studying this plant to better understand how to conserve it.

 

 

If you have this plant on your property, the Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network asks that you contact them at RA-NRPPCN@pa.gov.

 

“The Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network is a new program that will leverage statewide partnerships to coordinate on-the-ground stewardship, outreach, and education efforts about native plants.  The goal is to cultivate collaborative projects across the state in ways that build partnerships to meaningfully advance native plant conservation in Pennsylvania.”

 

Just about anyone with an interest in plant conservation can get involved in the PA Plant Conservation Network.  Students, researchers, botanists, ecologists, citizen scientists, botanical clubs, growers and gardeners. – just about anyone with an interest in plant conservation can get involved.

Contact them at RA-NRPPCN@pa.gov.