Pride of the Mountain

Pride of the Mountain (Penstemon newberryi) grows profusely between the granite rock slabs on Tobias Peak, Sequoia National Forest, CA

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Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Jan 6, 2008 11:47 am - Voted 10/10

Very sharp!

Great clarity in this photo! I like it.
-Mark

tarol

tarol - Jan 6, 2008 4:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Very sharp!

I'm glad I got those hairs in focus :) I suppose that's the part of the flower that captures the pollen from visiting bee's bellies.

Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Jan 6, 2008 11:20 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Very sharp!

Does this flower shape always indicate a penstemon? In that case, I need to add that in to the descriptions of many of my photos!
-Mark

tarol

tarol - Jan 7, 2008 10:58 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Very sharp!

From what I've seen, yes.

sekihiker

sekihiker - Sep 19, 2017 7:01 pm - Hasn't voted

Penstemon newberryi

mountain pride
http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6190

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