All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Kleine Sommerwurz</b> (Little Summerroot)<br><i>Orobanche minor</i><br>July 15, 2017<br><br>
Kleine Sommerwurz (Little Summerroot)
Orobanche minor
July 15, 2017

I was so excited to see this rare wildflower growing along the trail while hiking down Laber Mountain! It has no leaves or green color, it is a parasite on the roots of other plants.

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