Pink or Red Flowers
Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)
Season: Mid-June to Late July
Habitat: Montane Marshes
Height: Up to 50 cm
Description: This elegant plant is common around the margin of marshes. Its purple, fern-like leaves appear early in the spring. Later, a delicate spike of pink flowers appear. Looking closely at each individual flower, you'll notice a remarkable resemblance to the head of an elephant, complete with upturned trunk, hence the common name.
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