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Pedicularis oederi Vahl ex Hornem

14 photos.
"Oeder's lousewort" or the "crimson-tipped lousewort" is an alpine species found in the Alps, Norway and Alaska.
The upper lips of the yellow flowers have brown to red tips and sometimes two additional red spots giving
rise to one of the common names.  Pedicularis oederi Vahl ex Hornem. has been moved to the family Orobanchaceae
according the ITIS Standard Report for Taxonomic Serial No. 33356.

1.  Probably mid-June.  Close-up of several blossoms showing the
pubescent filaments supporting the two anthers.








2.  Mid-June.  Upper stem with blossoms.
The red spots are more pronounced
in the lower blossoms.

3.  Mid-June.  Similar plant to the one in
photo 2, however this plant has leaves with
a dark red rachises with dark reddish-gray

4.  Mid-June.  Another upper stem with
blossoms having distinct brownish-red spots.

5.  Mid-June.  Close-up of the upper left
blossom of the plant in photo 4.

6.  Late June.  A cluster of three plants.

7.  Late June.  A single plant with the remains
of a plant from a previous year.

8.  Early July.  A crimson tip.  Also a blurry photo.

9.  July 11, 2009.  A single plant blooming
from the top down.

10.  July 11, 2009.  Looking down the throat
of a blossom from the plant in photo 11.

11. July 11, 2009.  A basal leaf from the
plant in photo 11.

12.  June 8, 2009.  Close-up of an upper
stalk in full bloom.

13.  A pair of stalks dying from the top

14.  June 15, 2012.  A plant having
blossoms with red spots.

Photo 1, 9-11 and 13 taken in a ravine
near Twelvemile Summit.
65° 23.6' N, 145° 58.8' W
Elev. 2950 ft.

Photos 2, 3, 7 and 8 taken on the
Central side of Eagle Summit.
65°  30.08' N,   145°  22.84' W
Elev. 3700 ft.

Photos 4 and 5 taken in the saddle between
Miller Fork of Eagle Creek and Miller Creek.
65° 28.732' N,  145° 22.781' W
Elev. 3900 ft.

Photo 6 taken at approximately 3 mile
on the Pinnell Mountain Trail.
Elev. 3700 ft.





Photo 12 taken on the south side of the
mountain listed as Eagle Summit.
Latitude: N 65° 28' 35.858"
Longitude: W 145° 23' 27.019"
Altitude: 1108.88 m.

Photo 14 taken at approximately 27
mile Pinnell Mountain Trail.
Latitude: N 65° 28' 45.7"
Longitude: W 145° 24' 5.2"
Altitude: 1097 m