Cordylanthus wrightii

Bird's Beak
Cordylanthus wrightii

Family: Broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
AKA: Club Flower
Photo taken on: September 1, 2010
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Sandy areas, openings

A wiry bushy plant growing to 2ft in colonies. Leaves and flowers are covered in fine hairs. The pink-purplish flowers never open and grow in pairs at the top of the stem.

Pink Round Clusters