Pedicularis

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Lamiales Orobanchaceae

Louseworts.

Members of this genus are (non-obligate) root parasites of other plants. They have reduced leaves and depend on other plants for water and some nutrients.

Formerly this genus was placed in the Scrophulariaceae (figwort) family.

P. densiflora
Indian Warrior
Pedicularis densiflora flower2
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