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Palmer\'s Penstemon
Penstemon Palmeri,
a spring wildflower named after Edward Palmer (1829 - 1911),
a self-taught British botanist who spent most of his life in the USA.
This flower is also often called Scented Beardtongue and grows at elevations between 4000-6000 feet (1200-1800 m).

Photographed in the Nevada desert on route to the Spring Mountains.
Snow-capped Charleston Peak is visible in the background.

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AlpinistEven with ants

Alpinist

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What an awesome photo!
Posted Mar 10, 2007 6:29 am

Anya JingleRe: Even with ants

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Thank you :) Ants are such great climbers, aren't they.
Posted Mar 10, 2007 6:32 am

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Mar 10, 2007 5:47 am

Image ID: 276651
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Palmer's Penstemon

Image Type(s): Flora