California Fetid Adder's Tongue - Flower of the Forest in Big Basin State Park
Text by J. Zimmerman, Ph.D.
First photo (c) 2005-2013 Sudhir Dass, Photographer.
All other photos (c) 2002-2012 Scott Peden, Photographer and Docent at Big Basin State Park.
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Scott Peden's favorite wild flower of the Berry Creek Falls Loop Trail of the Big Basin State Park is California Fetid Adder's Tongue (Scoliopus bigelovii).
Banana slug conquering California Fetid Adder's Tongue by using geometry, engineering, and muscle power:
Solo fresh new California Fetid Adder's Tongue blossom close-up (Henry Cowell area) by Scott Peden; note the fashionable pin-striped leaves and spotted leaves:
Triplet California Fetid Adder's Tongue blossom close-up (Berry Creek Falls Loop Trail) by Scott Peden:
A tribe of California Fetid Adder's Tongue (Henry Cowell area) by Scott Peden; while this plant blooms primarily in the January, its striking mottled leaves are unique in the redwoods and can be seen for several months:
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