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White Flowers ( Other )
Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)

Contorted Lousewort
Pedicularis contorta

Season: June/July
Habitat:
 subalpine
Height:
 Up to 30 cm

Description: The contorted lousewort tends to stand above the surrounding vegetation. The alternate leaves are similar to a fern, and the stem is reddish. The plant is topped with a spike of creamy white flowers, each tubular in appearance and curving downward.

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All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

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