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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Alpinist - Mar 10, 2007 6:29 am - Voted 10/10

Even with ants

What an awesome photo!

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Mar 10, 2007 6:32 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Even with ants

Thank you :) Ants are such great climbers, aren't they.

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