Can anyone identify this flower?

bertsirkinMarch 4, 2009

I took these images in Joshua Tree NP last spring (2008) and can't find anything like it in any book I've looked in. Can anyone identify it?

(note: I believe that the color in the second image is more accurate - also, there's a bee on one of the flowers that helps give an idea of scale)



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It is a native Salvia species, most likely the one linked below.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   March 5, 2009 at 2:16PM
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coolplantsguy(z6 Ontario)

Very cool.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2009 at 7:42PM
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