1672 - AlpenPix (Wild) - 2007-02-01|
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Photographer: Klaus Hendrix
Note: 4 inches tall; pink to rose; very "furry" gray-green leaves; full sun; lean, dry, well-draining soil.
Photo taken at about 3,500 feet on March 28 in the remote Parashant National Monument, Arizona - just north of Grand Canyon National Park's Inner Gorge.
Access is by unpaved road from St. George, Utah (90 miles) or via the 60-mile, unpaved, Mt. Trumbull Road between Pipe Spring National Monument and Fredonia, Arizona.
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