The Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica) belongs to the family Loganiaceae. It is a perennial that is distributed in the southeastern United States. It grows in moist woods and along riverbanks and is 30-60 cm tall. In June, red tubular flowers bloom in one-sided cymes at the top of the stem. The inside of the corolla is yellow with five lobes at the tip. The entire plant, especially the roots, are anthelmintic and narcotic, but poisonous if ingested in large quantities.