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Elephant's head

Pedicularis groenlandica


Fine fern-like leaves mostly near the bottom but a few coming up the stem. The flowers are like minature elephant heads clustered along the stalk. These are almost finished flowering as the season draws to a close.


On the edge of a seepage stream in a high mountain meadow. The surrounding area is covered with wild flowers and a few widely spaced evergreens.


Found along the Three Brothers Mountain hiking trail in Manning Park, BC

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Hi Jean! Please join my mission Flora and Fauna of Manning Park and add this beautiful spotting to it. Thanks!

NicoleB 10 years ago

That's a Beauty! Nice find, never seen anything like this.

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British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Sep 4, 2011
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011

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