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Elephant Head

Pedicularis groenlandica


Vertical spike of pinkish-purple flowers, each of which looks much like an elephant's head right down to the ears, trunk, and lower lip. Usually grow in marshy areas at high altitude.


Subalpine meadow along marshy stream

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1 Comment

ceherzog 8 years ago

Boy, they really do look like Elephant's heads!

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 17, 2012
Submitted on Dec 3, 2012

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