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Photograph by Hal Horwitz/Corbis
June 16, 1806, on the Lolo Trail, Idaho.
Handsome red-and-yellow flowers hang at the ends of branches above this bushy plant with several stems and many divided leaves. Height: 6-36 in (15-90 cm).
Open woods, on banks, near seeps.
Southern Alaska to Baja California; east to western Montana and Utah.
The species name
Latin for "beautiful," aptly describes this large plant, especially when it has hundreds of lovely flowers nodding over it.
Species information from
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Western Mountain Kittentails