Carey's balsamroot, blighted somehow

March 31, 2021 • Starvation Lane • Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Oregon

Coordinates: 45.50891,-120.37008 (click for map)
Carey's balsamroot, blighted somehow (Balsamorhiza careyana) [Starvation Lane, Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Oregon]
Filename: 20210331-185500.jpg 3087x4631 pixels, ISO 200, f5.0 @ 1/100 sec
Balsamorhiza careyana

The stalks are too straight, the leaves are falling down, and the petals on the ray flowers are stunted.

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