These beautiful and colorful wildflowers are found throughout the more temperate zones of the world. The name “Hound’s Tongue” refers to their broad leaves. The plants grow 2’ – 3’ tall and the flower heads (blue, purple and maroon) are on tall arching wands.
Blooms – April/May through August in moist locations.
Photo: Middle Fork American River Trail, Placer County, California, USA