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Bird's-Beak Lousewort (Pedicularis ornithorhyncha) (37891 bytes)

Bird's-Beak Lousewort
Pedicularis ornithorhyncha

The name of this plant is for the shape of the flowers. The plant seems to be fairly common in the alpine around Sitka.

Location: Arrowhead-Billy Basin Ridge, Sitka, Alaska

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Journal: 10 August 2000: Indian River-Sisters-Arrowhead Loop