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Ballhead Waterleaf

Hydrophyllum capitatum var. capitatum


A short plant maybe 12 in (30.48 cm) tall. The blue flowers grow in a ball shape and were closer to the ground.


Spotted in sagebrush steppe. Wenas Wildlife Area. Above 2000 ft.


Native to Western North America from British Columbia to Utah. The Native Americans and settlers cooked the leaves and the roots of plants for greens.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 46.93, Long: -120.66

Spotted on May 5, 2019
Submitted on May 9, 2019

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