Purple Owl's Clover
Castilleja exserta / Snapdragon Family
Soledad, CA - Pinnacles National Monument
June 28, 2006
These flowers were at the end of their blooming season, I was lucky to get to see them. I also saw this Owl's Clover when I was Arizona in March 2005. Large areas of these blooming plants create quite a spectacle.
Formerly known as: Orthocarpus spp.