Taxon  Report   6105    
Pedicularis groenlandica  Retz.
Elephant head lousewort,  Elephant heads, Elephant's head, Elephanthead lousewort
Pedicularis groenlandica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Pedicularis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Pedicularis groenlandica var. surrecta
PLANTS: Elephantella groenlandica
PLANTS: Pedicularis groenlandica ssp. surrecta
More information about  Pedicularis groenlandica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2020).