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Rock Nettle
On cliffs above Tinaja Tank

Big Bend National Park, Texas-- April 2001

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Mark DoironAnother ...

Mark Doiron

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Another gorgeous flower image, Bob. Thanks for sharing! --mark d.
Posted Nov 19, 2007 7:55 am

Bob SihlerRe: Another ...

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Thank you, Mark. Big Bend in April is spectacular for wildflowers. These weren't easy to get to, but I'm glad I did.
Posted Nov 19, 2007 10:01 am

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Beautiful, but this is the dreaded mala mujer. I encountered these at night blacklighting for scorpions in Canon de Huasteca near Monterey, Mexico. The pain can be unbearable!
Posted Feb 10, 2008 12:25 am

Bob SihlerRe: beautiful

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Thanks for commenting, and welcome to SP.

I was wondering if you might have a link for the ID of the flower. When did a search for the mala mujer, all I got was a white desert wildflower that didn't resemble this one much at all. The rock nettle ID is based on a photo from an NPS guide.
Posted Feb 11, 2008 11:10 am

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Sep 27, 2006 10:28 pm

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