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image: Owl's Clover
Photograph by George D. Lepp/Corbis
Owl's Clover

Orthocarpus tenuifolius



First Noted by Expedition
July 1 or 2, 1806, at Traveler's Rest, Montana.
 

Description
Many pink flowers, angled upward on thin, purple-green stalks. About 4-16 in (10-40 cm) tall.
 

Range
In the United States—Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon.
 

Note
One of 25 subspecies, all but one of which is in western North America. The name Owl's Clover may refer to the eyelike spots on the petals of some species.

Species information from enature.com
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