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Confusion at 9400 feet !
"There must be some kinda way out of here .."
Said the joker to the thief.

"There's too much confusion;
I can't get no relief ..."

I found these fancy blooms on an east-facing (well-drained) slope in Utah's
Stansbury Mountains at approximately 9,400', immediately NE of Deseret Peak.

Penstemons or Pansies, or perhaps PRIMROSE ??? Can ya help a poor boy (from Arizona) out, PLEASE ???

July 23, 2011

:- )


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lcarreauHINT ..


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If you look really closely at these flowers,
they have white hairs growing on them.

"Been Dazed and Confused for so long it's not true,
Wanted a woman, never bargained for YOU ..."

Posted Aug 1, 2011 10:04 pm

ZeeJayRe: HINT ..


Voted 10/10

They look like Lewis' Monkeyflower to me.
Posted Aug 1, 2011 11:09 pm

lcarreauRe: HINT ..


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Thanks, I can really dig that.

Ummm, NOT the flowers, but your answer.

A reasonable person would have discovered
how much these blooms resemble little monkeys.

Anybody else ?

Posted Aug 1, 2011 11:25 pm

jcobabeMonkey Flower

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Mimulus lewisii http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimulus Commonly found at in Utah at intermediate elevations in areas around springs and running streams.
Posted Jan 28, 2013 1:11 am

lcarreauRe: Monkey Flower


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Thanks .... they really leap out at me
when I was hiking to South Willow Lake two
summers ago ... yes, they were growing
right next to a swiftly running stream !
Posted Jan 28, 2013 7:21 pm

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