Lousewort (2)

Pedicularis racemosa

Sickletop Lousewort
Pedicularis racemosa

Family: Broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
AKA: Ram's-Horn, Curly Lousewort, Parrot's Beak
Photo taken on: July 11, 2004
Location: Oh-Be-Joyful, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Dry coniferous forests

Grows to 2ft high in colonies. Stems initially reddish, turning to green. Leaves are lance-shaped.

Pedicularis parryi

Parry's Lousewort
Pedicularis parryi

Family: Broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
AKA: Alpine Lousewort
Photo taken on: July 14, 2007
Location: Scarps Ridge, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Moist slopes

Leaves long and narrow with deeply cut edges.

White/Cream Round Clusters