Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Pedicularis groenlandica -- (Elephant's Head)

presented by Susan McDougall

Pedicularis groenlandica

Growing in wet meadows from middle elevations to the subalpine, Elephant's Head is often easily seen as a tall flowering stalk above the other plants. The beak of the flower extends from the upper lip, resembling the trunk of an elephant.

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7683, -121.7314, 4840
Date: July 12, 2014

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