Bracted Lousewort

The Bracted Lousewort also is known as Wood Betony, this is a subalpine wildflower that can be found in the Mount Rainier area. Its stem and leaves are hairless, with leaves divided into slender, toothed lobes. Flowers can sometimes be tinged purple, but usually appear yellowish. This wildflower can grow to a height of 40 inches (100 cm), it is the tallest Lousewort species found in Mount Rainier National Park.

Flower Family: Figwort
Scientific Name: Pedicularis bracteosa
Usual Color: Yellow

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