Pedicularis foliosa   Leafy Lousewort

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A member of the Orobanchaceae (formerly Scrophulariaceae) family, this plant usually found in boggy areas or damp meadows and is a root parasite. It is capable of growing at altitude in the Pyrenees, the Alps and the Apennines to 8,000 feet.

Pedicularis foliosa

Pedicularis foliosa Leafy Lousewort

Ossue valley, French Pyrenees 10th June 2009

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Pedicularis foliosa Leafy Lousewort

LHS: Nr Bled, Slovenia 1st June 2001 RHS: Ossue valley, French Pyrenees 10th June 2009

Added on 10th January 2005, updated February 2011

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