| Orthocarpus purpurascens, Snapdragon or Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae)
|Flowers:||Feathery pink to rose flowers to 1 1/4" long, brownish at base, with white or yellow tipped puffy lower lips.|
|Leaves:||Thin, thread-like leaves, to 2" long.|
|Height:||May grow to 16".|
| Photographed March
26, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found in desert areas, near other wildflowers such as lupines and poppies.